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Accession_Number REDMG:1951.149.1
adlib_title Attic red figure calyx krater
Shape Calyx krater
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Wide flared mouth. Black inside with two reserved bands either end of rim. Outer surface has a laurel band around rim. Handles, all black, at the base of the body extend upwards. Side A shows seated woman (skin painted white) and Eros next to her with a satyr seated and holding a thysseus and pointing on Eros' left. Tendrils above and plants in field. Side B shows a woman standing, draped, facing right, between two satyrs, one reaching to a box the other dancing with a box above him to the right. Egg and dot pattern below both scenes. Black to top of foot which has a reserved band at top and bottom of side. Base is concave and reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Rim cracked and repaired but still with a piece missing. Handle has also been repaired. Deposits inside and a little on base.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period High Classical / Late Classical
Date 400-375
Dating_details
Artist Painter of Athens 13894
Attribution I. McPhee letter (02.05.1985): 'Close to Painter of Athens 13894 (ARV 1443)'
Image
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Detail of the back (side B) of an Attic calyx krater, showing a draped woman between satyrs.
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2003.61.0010.jpg
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Detail of the front (side A) of an Attic calyx krater, showing seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2003.93.0085.jpg
2003.93.0085.jpg
Front view of an Attic calyx krater, showing a seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2003.93.0086.jpg
2003.93.0086.jpg
Back view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a woman between two satyrs.
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2004.11.0019.jpg
Right side of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a handle.
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2004.11.0020.jpg
2004.11.0020.jpg
Front view (side A) of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a woman seated between satyrs and Eros.
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2004.11.0021.jpg
2004.11.0021.jpg
Front (side A) of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a seated woman between satyrs and Eros.
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2005.99.0010.jpg
2005.99.0010.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater.
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Right side of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing handle.
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2005.99.0012.jpg
2005.99.0012.jpg
Back view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater,showing a woman between two satyrs and the chipped rim.
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2005.99.0013.jpg
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Left side of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing the handle and the restored rim.
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Obilique view of the base of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing the decorations on the body.
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2005.99.0015.jpg
2005.99.0015.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2005.99.0016.jpg
2005.99.0016.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2005.99.0017.jpg
2005.99.0017.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2005.99.0018.jpg
2005.99.0018.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2005.99.0019.jpg
2005.99.0019.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2005.99.0020.jpg
2005.99.0020.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing a seated woman and Eros between two satyrs.
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2005.99.0021.jpg
2005.99.0021.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing the chipped rim.
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2005.99.0022.jpg
2005.99.0022.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing detail.
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2005.99.0023.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing detail.
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2005.99.0024.jpg
2005.99.0024.jpg
Back view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing the handles, details and broken rim.
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2005.99.0025.jpg
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Side view of an Attic red-figure calyx krater, showing details.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 25.0
Diameters Rim 24.5; base 11.4
Handle_height 8.6
Other_dims.
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 18.09.2002; 11.01.2006; 06.05.2016
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