Skyphos, Cup, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Skyphos, Cup, Black-Glaze   (1900.11.0114)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical Period, Corinthian, 450–400 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 16.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 10.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 8.5 cm
Weight 114 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the diameter without handles. The foot diameter is 5.5 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ATTIC BLACK-GLAZE SHAPE AND ORNAMENT Slightly convex body, in curving rim, flaring foot. Fully glazed except for reserved band with this vertical rays just above foot. Two concentric circles around a central dot in dilute glaze on underside of foot. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 34, 7.

Description N/A

Agora P 8970, P 8834 (Sparkes and Talcott, The Athenian Agora vol. 12: Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C., 1970. P. 257, pl. 14). Oslo Museum of Applied Art II080(?) and Oslo Museum of Ethnography 5820 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Oslo 1 [Norway I], p. 40, pl. 52: 6-7)


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 32, Plate 34, 7.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication In Memoriam: Peter F. Tomaras.
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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