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Accession_Number REDMG:1958.117.1
adlib_title Etruscan bucchero kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Rounded, slightly incurving rim, which which rise (at slight angles) two high swung strap handles, rejoined at the bottom of the bowl in a continuous curve with the bottom of the bowl; between the handles, the bottom of the bowl is set off from the side walls. A flaring, broad ring foot is convex on the interior; the underside of the bowl is slightly convex. On the interior, the bottom of the bowl is offset from the side walls at a sharp carination.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description Bucchero (dark charcoal grey)
Munsell_color GLEY1 2.5/N
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition 18 rejoined fragments comprising 90% of the original object, with some painted plaster sections, now chipped. Sheen on surface has eroded, especially on the inside of one handle; scratched elsewhere.
Technique/Style Bucchero
Provenance
Period Archaic
Date 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view of an Etruscan kantharos.
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Front view of an Etruscan kantharos.
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Front view of an Etruscan kantharos, showing one handle.
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Front view of an Etruscan kantharos.
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Front view of an Etruscan kantharos, showing one handle.
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Oblique view of an Etruscan kantharos, showing the base.
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Oblique view of an Etruscan kantharos.
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Beazley_DB
Height 11.6
Diameters Rim 11.8, foot 6.9
Handle_height 10.2
Other_dims. H. to rim 6.2; W. handles ranges from 1.8 to 3.1; H. foot 0.7
Location
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 27.08.2004
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