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Accession_Number REDMG:1951.148
adlib_title Apulian red figure; black figure; added white and gold column krater
Shape Column krater
Shape_description Broad rim with slightly convex, tapering upper surface, and overhanging concave lip; rim joins on either side with diagonal spurs at top of round columnar handles (two either side), which descend at a slight diagonal to the shoulder. Broad neck, slightly concave, attached sharply to short curving shoulder from which an ovoid body descends and tapers to the foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Black interior, handles, neck and body except for decoration in panels (black figure in neck panels; red figure in body panels). Upper surface of rim decorated with ivy spray, with 3-dot clusters between ivy leaves; palmettes on tops of handles; ivy spray on lip, with palmettes at tops of handles; wave pattern to right on overhanging lip. Neck panels decorated with double ivy spray, on which 8-dot clusters alternate with leaves. Body panels bordered by rays (above), double rows of dots between black lines (sides), and band of stopt meander (4) alternating with dotted cross-in-square (1) (below). A: Youth wearing hairband, short-sleeved, belted chiton, and mid-calf boots, stands in 3/4-view to the right; he holds a pair of spears upright in his right hand and a wreath in his left hand, held slightly ahead of him; a chlamys is draped over his bent left arm. A warrior is seated 3/4-view to left, on a curvilinear seat (stones?). He is dressed identically to the youth, although with a plumed conical helmet. He holds a large phiale in his outstretched right hand, and his pair of spears in his upraised left hand. Behind him stands a woman in 3/4-view to the left. She wears a belted, sleeveless chiton, a kekryphylon (hair), pearl earrings, a beaded necklace, two bracelets on each wrist, and holds a fillet in her outstretched right hand and a situla in her lowered left hand. In the field above the figures are a four-petal rosette between two boucrania. B: Three draped youths in conversation, the middle one, standing profile to left, leans on a staff with his outstretched right hand; the other two youths face him. Halteres in upper left field and and bull’s-eye in upper right field. Much of the interior and side B are misfired orange.
Inscriptions
Condition Modern wooden foot, joined rougly at the top of the stem. Chipped at the back and on handles; rim scratched; surface stained greyish-brown. Added colours faded and chipped.
Technique/Style Red figure; black figure; added white and gold
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 370-350
Dating_details
Artist Snub-nose Painter
Attribution Trendall and Cambitoglou, RFVA 1.317 and 1.320.25, class this among vases in the 'developed style' of the Snub-nose Painter.
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Front view of an Apulian Column krater.
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Back side of an Apulian Column krater.
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Front view of part of the exterior decoration of an Apulian Column krater, showing a seated warrior between two attendants.
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Front view of part of the exterior decoration of an Apulian Column krater, showing the top half of the seated warrior.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a seated warrior with spear and wreath, between an Oscan warrior (left), with spear and wreath, and a woman (right), with fillet and situla.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a seated warrior with spear and wreath, between an Oscan warrior (left), with spear and wreath, and a woman (right), with fillet and situla.
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Column krater, detail of Side A, showing warrior seated between two youths.
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Detail of the left front of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing an Oscan warrior, holding spear, drapery, and wreath, attending a seated warrior.
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Left side view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a handle.
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Top view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing ivy wreath decoration on the rim.
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Back view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing three draped youths conversing.
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Right side view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a handle.
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Detail of the right front of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a female attendant, turning to the left, holding a fillet in her right hand and a situla in her left hand.
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Back view (side B) of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing three draped youths conversing.
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Detail of the front of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a seated warrior between two attendants.
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Back view (side B) of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing three draped youths conversing.
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Front view of part of an Apulian Column krater, showing part of the exterior pattern.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a seated warrior between two attendants.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a seated warrior between two attendants.
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Front view of the side of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing the handle.
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Comparanda
Bibliography RFVA 12/25
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 48.0
Diameters Rim 34.0, body 30.5, base 16.5, stem (min. pres.) 10.0
Handle_height 18.5
Other_dims. H. handles 17.0
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 10.09.2002; 17.10.2004
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