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Accession_Number TEMP.2003.6.17
adlib_title red figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description The handles are riddled, of ellipsoid cross-section and upcurving
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration The interior of the vessel is black apart from the lowest part of o, whose lower part bears a reserved but glazed line. Exterior: a) On the right side, there is the upper part of a seated woman (part below her waist is missing). She is draped and wears a stephane (fillet) on her head. On the left side there is a floral motif whose stem is a wavy line that expands to the left. b) There is the back side of another seated draped female figure. c) The front side of the previous female figure. She is holding an alabastron with both her hands. d) On the lower left part there is the largest part of a voluted palmette with petal shaped divisions, connected with a tendril. The area next to the spring of the one part of the handle is reserved. e) On the bottom right there is the rest of the previous palmette, also connected with a tendril. f) On the bottom right there is the upper part of a palmette and on the upper left there is part of a tendril's volute. The area on the left of teh one spring of the handle is reserved, but glazed (plaster on top). g) Uneven black surface. h) A small part of the volute of the tendril of f and the stalk of a flower. i) Part of an inverted palmette, connceted with (part of ) a tendril, with (occasional) leaves on its sides. j) Small line, part of a tendril. k) Part of a tendril's volute. l) A figure's projected forearm and hand (figure's depicted on n?). m) On the right side, there is the stalk and part of the stem of a flower and a line that seems to be part of a tendril. n) Part (head missing, neck and shoulder are scraped off, area below the knees missing) of a draped standing figure that has the left hand around the waist. o) The lowest part of a figure's drapery.
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Condition Fifteen fragments that belong to the same kylix. There are parts of the rim and body (a,b,g,k,l,m,n) of the body (c,h,i,j,o) and of rim, body and part of the handles (d,e,f). a) Should be rejoined to b. Interior: Layer of white plaster and small bits that have been pitted off. Exterior: Traces of white plaster and a spot that has been chipped off. b) Should be rejoined to a and c. Interior: White plaster and a large spot that has been chipped off. Exterior: Traces of white plaster and small spots that have been chipped off from the left and bottom edge of the fragment. c) Should be rejoined to b. Interior: White plaster and two areas that have been chipped off from the top edge of the fragment. Exterior: White plaster and two small spots that have been chipped off. d) Should be rejoined to e. There are two spots that have been chipped off from the rim and bottom part, as well as some pitting off (rim). Exterior: White plaster and a large spot that has been chipped off from the upper part of the body. The handle is also missing, apart from its lowest part. e) Should be rejoined to d. Interior: There are two spots (rim, bottom) that have been chipped off. Exterior: Traces of white plaster and a spot on the left that has been chipped off. Most of the handle is also missing. f) Should be rejoined to g and h. Interior: There is a layer of white plaster, few tiny bits that have been pitted off and a spot on the left that has been chipped off. Exterior: There is white plaster, a spot that has been chipped off from the top right side and some peeling off of the colour on the handle, whose largest part is also missing. g) Should be rejoined to f and h. Tiny bits that have been pitted off from the exterior. h) Should be rejoined to f and g. Traces of white plaster on the exterior. i) Interior: Layer of white plaster. Exterior: Traces of white plaster. j) White plaster on the interior. k) Interior: Layer of white plaster. Exterior: tiny bits that have been pitted off and slight traces of plaster. l) Could be rejoined to n. Interior: White plaster and a spot that has been pitted off. Exterior: White plaster and some bits that have been pitted off. m) Interior: Layer of plaster and a large spot that has been chipped off from the bottom left edge. Exterior: Traces of white plaster and a spot that has been chipped off from the bottom right edge. n) Could be rejoined to l. Interior: White plaster. Exterior: Traces of white plaster, some pitting off and a large spot that has been chipped off from the decorated area. o) Traces of white plaster on both sides.
Technique/Style Red figure
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Other_dims. Height: a) 5.8, b) 5.9, c) 6.5, d) 5.8, e) 5.5, f) 4.5, g) 2.5, h) 2.9, i) 3.6, j) 2.4, k) 2.7, l) 3.3, m) 3.6, n) 4.7, o)1.6 Width: a) 7.0, b) 3.2, c) 3.3, d) 9.8, e) 4.9, f) 7.9, g) 3.3, h) 1.8, i) 5.6, j) 2.9, k) 2.4, l) 4.6, m) 5.7, n) 4.5, o) 4.9 Thickness of handle: 1.4
Location 11.1.8
Edited_by Georgia
Date_edited 26.06.2003
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