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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.27
adlib_title Corinthian skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Miniature (?)
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description Fine fabric of yellow/cream colour.
Munsell_color
Decoration Two handles, partially painted black. Inside is a red rim, then black with two red bands superimposed. Outside (from top to bottom) are two thin bands, three rows of uneven dots, middle row red, three bands, two rows of small dots, three bands, broad area left clear, three bands around foot, foot red. Highly ornate base with dots, red band (repeated) and in centre is a cross with four dots around it. The base has moulded ridges for added decoration.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact except one chip in rim. Some deposits inside but outside remains painted and glossed.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date 550-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.02.0008.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian skyphos, showing the designs on the base and side walls.
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2003.02.0074.jpg
Side view of skyphos, showing decoration.
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2003.93.0395.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian skyphos, showing the designs on the base and side walls.
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2003.97.0355.jpg
Side view of a small Corinthian skyphos, showing accession number label.
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2003.97.0356.jpg
Side view of small Corinthian skyphos.
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Top view of a small Corinthian skyphos, showing the mouth.
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2003.97.0358.jpg
View of the bottom of a Corinthian skyphos, showing black base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 2.9
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.5
Diameters Body 6.2; base 3.7
Handle_height 0.5
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 23.07.2002; 31.03.2004
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