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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.1
adlib_title Attic black glaze skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Type B, formerly known as 'glaux' variety. Slightly incurved rim, below which is attached a one side a round horseshoe-shaped handle, canted slightly up to the level of the rim, and on the other side a ridged strap handle that rejoins just above the middle of the body; convex side walls; torus ring foot with slightly convex underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Black glaze except underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of three rejoined fragments, missing only three small chips from the rim; one superficial crack emerges from one of these chips; glazed surfaces slightly pitted, especially on interior; whitish-grey deposits on underside.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Early Classical
Date 480-450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0043.jpg
2003.93.0043.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos.
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2004.99.0068.jpg
2004.99.0068.jpg

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2004.99.0607.jpg
2004.99.0607.jpg
Oblique view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos, showing the chips on the rim.
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2004.99.0608.jpg
2004.99.0608.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos.
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2004.99.0609.jpg
2004.99.0609.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos, showing one of the handles.
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2004.99.0610.jpg
2004.99.0610.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos.
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2004.99.0611.jpg
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos, showing one of the handles.
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2004.99.0612.jpg
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Top view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos, showing the base.
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Top view of an Attic black-glaze type B ('glaux') skyphos, showing the interior.
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Comparanda Reading 37.11.4 (CVA Reading 1, pl. 34.5) and Reading 47.2.1. For shape cf. Agora 12, no. 361;
Bibliography Gill 1986, 367, H133, pl. 39
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.9
Diameters Rim 5.3, body 5.9, foot 3.2
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 11.07.2004
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