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Accession_Number TEMP.2003.6.23
adlib_title Attic red figure krater
Shape Krater
Shape_description Column krater
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration a) The upper part (head to chest) of a draped youth, with a fillet on his head (faded), facing left. b) Another youth (part of his face is missing). He is wearing a himation on his arm and waist and his right hand is extended to the left. c) The rest of the previous figure's face and below, the biggest part of a lyre. The rest of the fragments are black, with the exception of part of a thin line on e.
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Condition Nine fragments of the same vessel's shoulder (a and b) and body. a) Interior: The upper part seems to have been left reserved, but glazed?, but the lower part is streaky black. There are some bits that have been pitted off. Exterior: Traces of white plaster. There are two small spots that have been chipped off from the bottom of the fragment and some bits that have been pitted off from the joining point of the neck to the shoulder. b) Should be rejoined to c. Interior: Streaky black and two small spots have been chipped off. There are many bits that have been pitted off at the bottom of the fragment. Exterior: Traces of white plaster. There are tiny bits that have been pitted off. c) Should be rejoined to b. Interior: Streaky black, and a spot that has been chipped off. Exterior: Two small spots have been chipped off from the left bottom of the fragment. d) Interior: Has been scraped off. e) Interior: There are spots that have been chipped off. Exterior: There are two large spots that have been chipped off. f) Interior: Streaky black and several bits have been pitted off. g) Interior: Half of the surface has been scraped off and on the rest there are several bits that have been pitted off. Exterior: One small spot has been pitted off. h) Interior: There are large areas that have been scraped and few bits that have been chipped off. i) Interior: Part of the surface has been scraped off and there are bits that have been pitted off on the rest of the surface. Exterior: Two deep, short scratches?
Technique/Style Red figure
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Other_dims. Height: a) 6.5, b) 7.9, c) 6.4, d) 6.3, e) 3.1, f) 4.5, g) 3.7, h) 6.4, i) 1.8 Width: a) 17.9, b) 5.5, c) 4.5, d) 4.4, e) 5.8, f) 5.8, g) 4.5, h) 6.6, i) 4.9
Location Under 14
Edited_by Georgia
Date_edited 26/06/03
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