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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.45
adlib_title Attic black glaze cup-skyphos
Shape Cup-skyphos
Shape_description Rounded rim, slightly incurved, on concave lip, below which are attached two horizontal round handles, oblong in shape, incurved and rising to the height of the rim; deep bowl joins a spreading, lipped torus ring foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Black glaze except reserved panels under handles, on interior of handles; foot is reserved and reddened, except for black on the interior vertical surface and a small black concentric circle at the centre of the underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Glaze retains lustre except where it is pitted and has eroded, on the interior and on one exterior side. White deposits around one handle and on the exterior.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Archaic / Early Classical
Date 480
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0045.jpg
2003.93.0045.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos.
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2003.97.0715.jpg
2003.97.0715.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos.
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2003.97.0716.jpg
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Top view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos, showing the interior.
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Top view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos, showing the underside.
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Top view of the bottom of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos, showing the base.
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Oblique view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos, showing one handle.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze cup-skyphos, showing one handle.
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Comparanda Cf. Reading RM.25.53.46 (and RM.25.53.47, slightly different)
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.8
Diameters Rim 12.4; base 8.0
Handle_height 1.0
Other_dims. W. incl. handles 18.5
Location History grave
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 03.10.2004; 18.01.2006
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