Skyphos, Cup, Black-Glaze
|Artifact Identification||Skyphos, Cup, Black-Glaze (1900.11.0036)|
|Period/Date||Classical Period, 5th century BCE|
|Dimension 1 (Width)||20.9 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Diameter)||15.2 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Height)||9.6 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||D1 includes the handles. D2 is the diameter without the handles. The base diameter is 8.8 cm.|
|Manufacturing Processes||Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns|
SHAPE AND ORNAMENT Broad convex body with incurved shoulder, round handles with slightly upturned tops, torus foot offset by two grooves. Interior of handles and underside reserved. Wide glazed band around a central dot on underside. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 34, 6.
For similar skyphoi with grooves above narrower bases, see: Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum 971.165.418 (Hayes, Greek and Italian Black-gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum, p. 44, no. 71) Athens, Agora P 15972 (Sparkes and Talcott, The Athenian Agora vol. 12: Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C., pp. 84, 258, no. 333, fig. 4, pl. 15).
Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 32, Plate 34,6.