Skyphos, Cup


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Skyphos, Cup   (1922.01.0113)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker Patras?
Geographic Location
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 550 BCE.
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 11.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 8.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 5.0 cm
Weight 59 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the body diameter without handles. The base diameter is 5.5 cm. The wall thickness is 0.2 cm.
Materials Ceramic, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Pale Yellow (5Y 9/3 ) -ns Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown ( 10YR 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Corinthian Kotyle Shape and Ornament: Slightly incurving rim, horizontal handles, flaring base, with four concentric circles on the underside. Below the figures, dot-band, rays. Subject: On the body, a row of dancing women in silhouette technique, moving right. Several figures overlap with ground line. Accessory Colors: red: rim, handles, triple bands on lower body; edge of base, alternate circles on the underside of base. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 2, 4.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 4, Plate 2,4.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection, Dedicated by Bernhard and Nancy Works.
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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