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Accession_Number TEMP.2003.6.12
adlib_title Attic black figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description The handle is riddled, of ellipsoid cross-section, curving upwards, higher than the rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration The internal surface of all the fragments is black. External: a) The rim is black, however,it appears red on an area. The back of the handle is black (the inner surface is reserved), but the area between the two parts of the handle creates a horizontal, reserved band. Below that, there is part of a black band and part of a reserved area. b) the rim is black. Below, on the left, there is part of a wavy? vertical black band, while on the right there are two small, black spots, parts of a motif. c) There is part of the black band that decorates the rim. d) There is a black band on a reserved area and part of a motif that resembles a ribbon? below which spring thin lines.
Inscriptions
Condition Four fragments that belong to the same vessel. a) Part of the rim, body and the handle (intact). There is white plaster on the inner surface of the handle and many bits and spots have been pitted off and colour appears peeled off, especially from the back of the handle. b)Should be rejoined to c. Part of the rim and body. Four small bits have been pitted off from the rim (exterior) and there is a bit of plaster. c) Should be rejoined to b. Part of the rim and tiny part of the body. Part of the decoration of the rim has been peeld off. d) Part of the body.
Technique/Style Black figure
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Image
2006.20.0466.jpg
2006.20.0466.jpg
Top view of fragments of an Attic skyphos, showing exterior decoration and one handle.
2006.20.0467.jpg
2006.20.0467.jpg
Top view of fragments of an Attic skyphos, showing exterior decoration and one handle.
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Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Height: a) 4.5 (with handle)/ 3.7 (without handle), b) 3.1, c) 1.8, d) 2.6Width: a) 4.5, b) 2.1, c) 2.2, d) 3.2Handle: Height: 4.0 Thickness: 0.8
Location 11.1.4
Edited_by Georgia
Date_edited 24/06/03
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