|Artifact Identification||Gnathia Cup (1922.01.0057)|
|Artist/Maker||Attributed to the Laurel Spray Group|
|Period/Date||Hellenistic, 320 – 300 BCE|
|Culture||South Italian Greek, Apulian|
|Dimension 1 (Height)||14.2 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||10.3 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Diameter)||7.3 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||D1 includes the handle. D3 is the rim diameter.|
|Manufacturing Processes||Throwing, Firing, Glazing|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2.75/) -ns Light Yellowish Pink ( 5 YR 8/4) -ns|
APULIAN GNATHIA CUP Shape and Ornament: Squat body with tall neck and slightly flaring mouth, high fluted strap handle, foot in two degrees. Interior glazed to top of body. Neck decorated from top to bottom with egg pattern, double incised lines, wavy band, and ivy leaves with a double incised vine. On the body, a vine with grape bunches. Upper part of stepped foot reserved and reddened, underside glazed. Accessory Colors: Red: half of wavy band and stem. White: egg pattern, ivy leaves, half of grape leaves and bunches. From Sardinia. Attributed to the Laurel Spray Group by J. R. Green (in a letter dated 8/14/79). Late fourth century B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 58, 6.
Verona 187 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Verona I [Italia 34], p. 14, pl. 20:3). Bonn 1728 (Green, Gnathia Pottery in the Akademisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, 1976. P. 10, no. 18, pl. 19a) and Bonn 162 (ibid., no. 19, pl. 16b).
Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 46, Plate 58, 6.
|Credit Line/Dedication||University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection|