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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.7
adlib_title Attic black glaze skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Attic type skyphos
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/4
Decoration Rounded rim, slightly everted, below which emerge two horizontal handles, round in section, approximating triangular shape, canted slightly up. Side walls, slightly concave, narrow and become slightly convex towards the join spreading, lipped torus ring foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Large chip on rim; glaze dulled and scratched; whitish-tan deposits on interior, rim, and top of exterior.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-glaze skyphos.
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Back view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos.
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2003.97.0583.jpg
2003.97.0583.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos, showing the handles and interior of the bowl.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos, showing the reserved base.
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Oblique view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos, showing one of the handles.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos.
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Front view of an Attic black-glaze skyphos, showing one of the handles.
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Comparanda Unusual in the Attic repertoire as it omits the black dots and circles on the underside.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.1
Diameters Rim 12.0; base 8.1
Handle_height 1.1
Other_dims. W. incl. handles 19.1
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 03.10.2004; 10.01.2006
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