Ure Museum Database



Browse
Accession_Number REDMG:1951.138.1
adlib_title Apulian red figure; added colour mug lid
Shape Mug lid
Shape_description Moulded rounded (‘mushroom’) knob, topped by beveled disk with inset circle, conical indentation on upper surface, surrounded by a groove; cylindrical stem offset from a to a slightly diagonal lid, with a moulded flange on the underside, concave at centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Black band around upper part of knob, around rounded part of knob, and around middle of stem, as well as bottom of stem. Lid decorated with two women's heads, profile to left, between palmettes enclosed in triangles. Each woman wears a spiked stephane and a sakkos on her hair, as well as beaded earrings and necklaces and head. Added colour (yellow on white) for details of headdresses and jewelery. Reserved areas reddened.
Inscriptions
Condition Very small chip on the disk on top of the knob; surface stained.
Technique/Style Red figure; added colour
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 320-300
Dating_details
Artist Kantharos Group
Attribution Trendall and Cambitoglou, RFVA 2.1004.243, attribute this lid to the Kantharos Group.
Image
2003.93.0016.jpg
2003.93.0016.jpg
Top view of an Apulian red figure mug lid, showing palmettes and the heads of two women, one on either side.
->add to myUre
2003.93.0017.jpg
2003.93.0017.jpg
Front view of an Apulian red figure mug lid.
->add to myUre
2003.97.0900.jpg
2003.97.0900.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of an Apulian red figure mug lid, showing palmettes and the heads of two women, one on either side.
->add to myUre
2003.97.0901.jpg
2003.97.0901.jpg
Top view of an Apulian red figure mug lid, showing palmettes and the heads of two women, one on either side.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0636.jpg
2004.99.0636.jpg
Oblique view of an Apulian red-figure mug lid, showing one head of a woman with profile facing left.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0637.jpg
2004.99.0637.jpg
Oblique view of an Apulian red-figure mug lid, showing one palmette.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0638.jpg
2004.99.0638.jpg
Oblique view of an Apulian red-figure mug lid, showing one head of a woman with profile facing left.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0639.jpg
2004.99.0639.jpg
Oblique view of an Apulian red-figure mug lid, showing one palmette.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0651.jpg
2004.99.0651.jpg
Front view of an Apulian red-figure mug lid, showing the black band around the knob.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0652.jpg
2004.99.0652.jpg
Top view of the top of an Apulian red-figure mug lid, showing the exterior decoration and knob.
->add to myUre
Comparanda Cf. Cambitoglou 1954, 116-8 (e.g. CVA USA 22, pls. 21, 29, 30, and 14)
Bibliography RFVA 29/643
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.6
Diameters Knob 4.1, stem 1.7, rim 10.8, flange 5.5
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims. H. knob 4.0; H. flange 1.1
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 04.10.2004; 11.01.2006
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH