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Accession_Number TEMP.2003.6.4
adlib_title red figure krater
Shape Krater
Shape_description Bell Krater
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/8
Decoration a) The top surface of the rim is black and so is the interior, apart from a reserved area at the end of the rim that bears a thin, black line. The neck is decorated with a vague representation of a brach with laurel leaves. The joining point of neck and body that is preserved bears part of a black, thick line. b) The interior and top surface of the rim is black, with the exception of a reserved band on the end of the rim (interior) that bears a thin, black line. c) The handle is black, except for the surface that would not have been visible if it was attached on the vessel, which is reserved (but glazed). Around the spring of the handle there is a motif between two thin lines that resembles the ionic cyma (egg-and-dot). The rest of the vessel is black, both on the outside and the inside. d) The handle is black, apart from the surface that would not have been visible, where there are two dots. Around the spring of the handle there is part of the ionic-cyma motif. e) There is part of the ionic cyma motif that the handle bears around its spring and the rest of the surface is black (interior and exterior), apart from part of a small chess-shaped motif, framed by a line above and two below. f) It is black apart from an area that bears a small part of the motif that contours the springs of the handles, a small, diagonal, reserved band (exterior) and a reserved band (interior). g) The surface is black (interior and exterior) except for three thin lines that are reserved. h) The interior is black. Exterior: Above a double-meander pattern, placed on a reserved band and between two lines, there are two heraldic lion paws, even though the details have fadded away. i) The interior is black. Exterior: The lower part of the drapery and the foot of a figure, surrounded by black colour. j) Black interior. Exterior: The lower part of a vertical, reserved thin band is standing on a broad, reserved band that bears between two black lines part of a pattern that consists of a meander and a cross on its right. The cross is contoured by a reserved area (around its sides), while its is executed on a black background. k) The interior bears a thin, reserved band. Exterior: The back part of a male figure's head and shoulder, as well as part of the drapery. l) Black interior. Exterior: The male figure's shoulder and part of his draped body. On his right there is the outer part of the motif that contours the springs of the handles. m) Part of the male figure's leg, knee and tibia, which is projected, as if he is ready to take a step. On the left top side there is part of a vertical, thin, reserved band (upper part of a walking-stick). n) Black interior. Exterior: The lowest part of the figure's drapery and a vague representation of his feet ? He appears to be standing on a pattern that consists of a chess-like motif close to two, double-meander ones, framed by two lines above and one below. o) Black interior. Exterior: The lower part of the figure's walking-stick that seems to stand on the double-meander pattern. On the left of the walking-stick, there is part of the back side of another draped figure (male), with the same careless rendering of the feet. p) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the walking-stick and drapery of the second figure. q) Black interior. Exterior: Small part of the second figure's drapery. r) Black interior. Exterior: Small part of the second figure's drapery. s) Small part of the second figure's drapery. t) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the lower termination of the second figure's drapery as well as his right foot? On the left, part of his walking-stick. He seems to be standing on part of the double-meander pattern. u) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the pattern that consists of the chess-like motif, next to part of a double-meander one, on top of which there is the lowest part of a figure's foot? (clumsily rendered). v) Black interior. Exterior: The lower part of the drapery and right foot of another similar figure that satnds on the double-meander pattern. w) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the figure's drapery. x) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the figure's drapery. y) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the figure's drapery. z) Black interior. Exterior: Part of a male figure's arm and hand. aa, ab and ac) Part of the rim and neck. The exterior bears a broad black band and the interior bears a reserved area between two black bands. ad) There is a reserved line on the interior, while the exterior is black, apart from a reserved spot of unclear shape and another, similar one that bears a thin, black line.
Inscriptions
Condition a) There are some spots that have been pitted off, especially at the edge of the rim, as well as some shallow scratches. There is a bit that has been chipped off from the neck and few deposits. b) Many small spots have been pitted off from the edge of the rim, few bits have been chipped off from the neck and there are traces of deposits. c) Should be rejoined to d. Few parts have been chipped off and there are deposits. d) Should be rejoined to c and e. Tiny bits have been peeled off, there is a cracking on the internal surface and traces of deposits. e) Should be rejoined to d. There are some scratches on the exterior and some parts have been chipped off from both sides. f) Should be rejoined to c. Some spots have been chipped off and at some areas the colour has been peeled off. g) Tiny bits have been pitted off, two spots have been chipped off. h) Traces of plaster, especially on the interior. The colour has been peeled off from some areas and there are spots that have been chipped off. i) Traces of white plaster, streaky black on the interior andtwo small spots that have been chipped off. j) White plaster on both sides, streaky black on the interior and many spots that have been pitted off from the exterior. k) Should be rejoined to l. Traces of white plaster on the exterior. l) Should be rejoined to k, m and n. Few, small bits have been pitted off. m) Should be rejoined to l, n, p and o. There are some scratches on the external surface, as well as some bits that have been pitted off from both sides. Two spots have also been chipped off from the interior. n) Should be rejoined to l, m and o. Many shallow, small scratches and few, tiny bits that have been pitted off. Also, a spot that has been chipped off from the external surface and a smaller one from the internal. o) Should be rejoined to m,n and p. There are some scratches on the external surface, some tiny bits have been pitted off and a spot has been chipped off. p) Should be rejoined to m, o and q. Few tiny, shallow bits have been pitted off. q) Should be rejoined to p and r. Two small spots have been chipped off from the interior. r) Should be rejoined to q and possibly s? s) Could be rejoined to r? t) Should be rejoined to o. There are some tiny bits that have been pitted off from the exterior,as well as a shallow gouge and two scratches. u) Should be rejoined to v. White plaster on the interior. v) Should be rejoined to u and w. There are some scratches, some bits have been pitted off and few spots have been chipped off. w) Should be rejoined to v and possibly x? Some scratches on the exterior and a shallow gouge. x) Could be rejoined to w? There is a shallow gouge and three spots that have been chipped off from the exterior. y) Tiny bits have been pitted off. z) Small bit has been pitted off. aa) Should be rejoined to ab. Bits have been pitted off and surface seems to have been scraped off? on the top. ab) Should be rejoined to aa and ac. Bits have been pitted off and colour seems to be scraped off? on the top. ac) Should be rejoined to ab. Bits have been pitted off and colour seems to have been scraped off on the top. ac) Should be rejoined to ab. Bits have been pitted off and the top seems to have been scraped off? ad) Small spots have been pitted off.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist Pothos Painter
Attribution
Image
2005.91.0001.jpg
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Top view of fragment y, showing drapery on the exterior.
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Top view of fragment y, showing drapery on the exterior.
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2005.91.0003.jpg
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Top view of fragment X, showing drapery on the exterior.
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2005.91.0004.jpg
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Top view of fragment K, showing part of a male figure's head and shoulder, as well as part of the drapery.
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2005.91.0005.jpg
Top view of fragment K, showing part of a male figure's head and shoulder, as well as part of the drapery.
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2005.91.0006.jpg
2005.91.0006.jpg
Top view of fragment K, showing part of a male figure's head and shoulder, as well as part of the drapery.
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2005.91.0007.jpg
2005.91.0007.jpg
Top view of fragment K, showing part of a male figure's head and shoulder, as well as part of the drapery.
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2005.91.0008.jpg
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Top view of fragment W, showing part of the figure's drapery.
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2005.91.0009.jpg
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Top view of fragment Z, showing part of a male figure's arm and hand.
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Top view of fragment S, showing part of the second figure's drapery.
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Top view of fragment S, showing part of the second figure's drapery.
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Top view of fragment R, showing drapery.
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2005.91.0013.jpg
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Top view of fragment U, showing chess and meander motifs.
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2005.91.0014.jpg
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Top view of fragment U, showing chess and meander motifs.
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Top view of fragment U, showing chess and meander motifs.
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2005.91.0016.jpg
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Top view of fragment T, showing the drapery, walking stick and foot of the second figure.
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2005.91.0017.jpg
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Top view of fragment Q, showing drapery.
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Top view of fragment Q, showing drapery.
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Top view of fragment P, showing the drapery and walking stick of the second figure.
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Top view of fragment M, showing part of the figure's leg, knee and tibia. The walking stick is just seen.
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2005.91.0021.jpg
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Top view of fragment L.
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Top view of fragment L.
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Top view of fragment V, showing the lower part of the drapery and right foot of a figure.
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Top view of fragment O, showing the lower part of the figure's walking-stick.
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2005.91.0025.jpg
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Top view of fragment N, showing the lowest part of the figure's drapery and a vague representation of his feet ?
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2005.91.0026.jpg
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Top view of fragment J.
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Top view of fragment H.
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Top view of fragment I, showing the lower part of the drapery and the foot of a figure.
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2005.91.0029.jpg
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View of fragment C, part of the vessel's handle.
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Top view of fragment F.
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Top view of fragment G.
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Top view of fragment E.
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View of fragment D, one of the vessel's handle
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Top view of fragment B.
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Top view of fragment A.
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Composite fragments.
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2006.20.0468.jpg
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Top view of fragments of a bell krater, showing interiors.
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2006.20.0469.jpg
2006.20.0469.jpg
Top view of fragments of a bell krater, showing interiors.
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Comparanda
Bibliography ARV2 1189.14
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Height: a) 4.7, b) 3.0, c) (body) 7.5, e) 14.3, f) 6.0, g) 4.2, h) 8.2, i) 5.7, j) 6.8, k) 4.1, l) 9.1, m) 7.3, n) 7.6, o) 7.8, p) 5.8, q) 2.6, r) 3.4, s) 2.1, t) 4.1, u) 5.2, v) 9.8, w) 2.2, x) 3.1, y) 2.1, z) 3.6, aa) 2.5, ab) 4.5, ac) 2.8, ad) 4.7 Width: a) 7.9, b) 6.3, c) (body) 6.2, e) 5.7, f) 7.2, g) 7.7, h) 4.4, i) 6.4, j) 11.9, k) 6.2, l) 6.3, m) 5.9, n) 6.2, o) 6.0, p) 6.2, q) 4.7, r) 4.8, s) 3.1, t) 6.5, u) 3.6, v) 10.2, w) 6.5, x) 7.8, y) 3.9, z) 3.8, aa) 3.5, ab) 6.1, ac) 3.1, ad) 8.4 c) (length) 4.6, (thickness) 2.7 d) (thickness) 2.7
Location 11.1.4
Edited_by Georgia
Date_edited 18.06.2003
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