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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.21
adlib_title Attic black glaze chous
Shape Chous
Shape_description Beazley's shape 3 oinochoe (the commonest of black oinochoai) and Gill's shape 3. Cf. Agora P 10114: Agora 12, no. 115 (pl. 6)
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 6/4
Decoration Trefoil mouth with thickened rim and flattened lip; broad neck joining bulbous body in a continuous curve (except for a slight ridge around base of neck [CHECK]), down to the low ring foot. A vertical strap handle slopes down slightly from the mouth and turns at a right angle back to rejoin the broadest part of the body. Black gloss except on underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of several rejoined pieces, missing a large part of the right side. Gloss worn; chipped foot; buff deposits on base.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Right side view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Left side view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Right side view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Top view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed chous, showing the reserved base.
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Oblique view, from the top, of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Right side view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Front view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Left side view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Back view of an Attic black-glazed chous.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Gill 1986, 344, E63
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 17.0
Diameters Neck 6.5; body 13.5; base 10.5
Handle_height 9.3
Other_dims.
Location 3.1
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Joana Varela
Date_edited 30.08.2002; 01.01.2003; 24.04.2017
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