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Accession_Number REDMG:1951.152
adlib_title Campanian or Sicilian black figure; white ground bombylios; bottle
Shape Bombylios; bottle
Shape_description Moulded grooved rim, with a flat overhanging lip, atop a thin, nearly cylindrical neck, attached to an ovoid body, ridged at the top; raised base, with thin reseting surface and slightly pointed underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Campanian or Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Rim and neck covered in black glaze; circumscribed palmette frieze on shoulder, with intervening triangles above and below (where two are outlined but not filled in); main body (white ground) decorated with net pattern between narrow reddish-black lines; the upper black band is decorated with white dots. Black glazed on lower part of body and foot, except for reserved underside, including resting surface.
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Condition Deposits under rim; white ground dulled and decoration otherwise scratched and faded in places.
Technique/Style Black figure; white ground
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0184.jpg
2003.93.0184.jpg
Campanian black-figure bottle with a net pattern on white ground body.
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2003.97.0312.jpg
Side view of small Campanian bottle decorated with floral motifs above a net pattern on white ground.
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Front view of small Campanian bottle.
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Top view of a small Campanian bottle, looking into mouth.
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2003.97.0315.jpg
Bottom of a small Campanian bottle, showing reserved base.
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2004.99.0545.jpg
2004.99.0545.jpg
Oblique view of a small Campanian bottle, showing exterior decoration of floral motifs above a net pattern on white ground.
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2004.99.0546.jpg
2004.99.0546.jpg
Front view of a small Campanian bottle, showing exterior decoration of floral motifs above a net pattern on white ground.
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2004.99.0547.jpg
2004.99.0547.jpg
Front view of a small Campanian bottle, showing exterior decoration of floral motifs above a net pattern on white ground.
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2004.99.0548.jpg
2004.99.0548.jpg
Front view of a small Campanian bottle, showing exterior decoration of floral motifs above a net pattern on white ground.
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Front view of a small Campanian bottle, showing exterior decoration of floral motifs above a net pattern on white ground.
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2004.99.0550.jpg
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Top view of the top of a small Campanian bottle, showing mouth and floral motifs.
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Comparanda Much of the glaze has been fired red.The fabric seems Campanian, although the shape, especially rim, is Sicilian
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13.9
Diameters Rim 3.4. neck (min.) 1.5, body. 7.2, base 4.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. neck including mouth 4.0.
Location 5.2.5
Edited_by Denise
Date_edited 24.07.2002
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