Stemless Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Stemless Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze   (1900.11.0035)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical Period, 475 –450 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 22.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 16.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 6.3 cm
Weight 426 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the diameter without the handles. The base diameter is 7.4 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Shape and Ornament: Convex body, inset lip, disk foot. Interior of handles, edge and underside of foot reserved. A single band of glaze inside the rim on the underside of the foot. "Nola" in ink written on the bottom. Remains of a wax seal bearing a coat-of-arms and "...DUR SICILIE." -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 34, 5

Description N/A

For a close parallel, see Toronto Royal Ontario Museum 919.5217 (Hayes pp. 24-25, no. 36). Also Omaha 1952.259 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Omaha [USA 21], p. 23, pl. 40:2).


Sparkes, B.A. and L. Talcott. The Athenian Agora vol. 12. Black and Plain Pottery of teh 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuryies B. C. pp. 101-102, p. 268, no. 472, pl. 22. Wisseman, Sarah. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 31-32, Plate 34, 5.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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