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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.2
adlib_title Campanian or Sicilian black glaze skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Rounded, slightly everted rim, below which are attached two horizontal handles, rounded on the outsides and slightly flattened on the insides, slightly canted and rising above the rim. Body bulges slightly below handles but otherwise tapers gradually to a thick raised base, which is slightly broader than the lowest part of the body. The underside is circumscribed with a lightly gouged band.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Campanian or Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Glazed black all over except on the reserved underside, including resting surface. A large gouge (blown out from the firing process) mars the lower body.
Inscriptions
Condition Chip near base below one handle. Greyish-white deposits on interior and on one handle; glaze worn off on other handle, rim and large parts of body.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 350-325
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Front view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Back view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Top view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos, showing the handles and the interior of the bowl.
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Bottom view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos, showing the reserved base.
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Bottom view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos, showing the reserved base.
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Front view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Side view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Back view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Side view of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Oblique view, from above, of a South Italian black-glazed skyphos.
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Comparanda Cf. a larger example of this shape, Kassel T. 717: CVA Kassel 2, pl. 70.9. Derived from Attic types: cf. Agora 12, pl. 16 nos. 349-50
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.6
Diameters Rim 7.4, base 4.6
Handle_height 0.8
Other_dims. H. incl. handle 7.0
Location 5.2.2
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 24.07.2002; 26.11.2003
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