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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.9
adlib_title Perhaps Attic black glaze; superimposed colour: added white skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Corinthian type skyphos. Rounded incurved rim below which emerge two horizontal round handles, rising slightly; tall, thin-walled body bulges at top and tapers sharply to a flaring ring foot with a concave resting surface and raised underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Attic
Fabric_description Reddish-brown
Munsell_color 5YR 6/4
Decoration Black glaze except reserved handle zone and upper part of foot, and lowest part of body, decorated with net pattern. Traces of white ribbing pattern on lower third of glazed portion. Underside reserved except for concentric black band and black central dot.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of three rejoined pieces, missing two-thirds of rim, attached parts of body, all of one handle, and most of the other. Foot chipped; tan deposits on interior.
Technique/Style Black glaze; superimposed colour: added white
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0345.jpg
2003.93.0345.jpg
Oblique side view, from slightly above, of a black-glaze skyphos.
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2004.99.0169.jpg
2004.99.0169.jpg
Front view of part of a black-glaze skyphos, showing exterior white ribbing pattern and net pattern.
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2004.99.0170.jpg
2004.99.0170.jpg
Front view of a black-glaze skyphos, showing exterior white ribbing pattern and net pattern.
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2004.99.0171.jpg
2004.99.0171.jpg
Front view of a black-glaze skyphos, showing missing section.
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2004.99.0172.jpg
2004.99.0172.jpg
Front view of a black-glaze skyphos, showing missing section and part of the interior.
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2004.99.0173.jpg
2004.99.0173.jpg
Front view of a black-glaze skyphos, showing missing section.
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2004.99.0174.jpg
2004.99.0174.jpg
Oblique view of a black-glaze skyphos, showing exterior white ribbing pattern and net pattern.
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2004.99.0175.jpg
2004.99.0175.jpg
Oblique view of a black-glaze skyphos, showing base.
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Height 10.1
Diameters Body 8.6, base 3.7.
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 7.2.1
Edited_by Denise; Amy. Joana Varela.
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 03.10.2004; 05.04.2017
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