Kotyle, Cup


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Artifact Identification Kotyle, Cup   (1922.01.0114)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker Attributed to the Patras Painter by D. Amyx.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 550 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 22.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 16.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 11.5 cm
Weight 338 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the body diameter without handles. The base diameter is 9.4 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellowish Pink (5 YR 7.5/3.5 ) -ns Dark Grayish Brown ( 5 YR 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Corinthian Kotyle Shape and Ornament: Incurving rim, horizontal handles, flaring base. Three bands and rays above foot, which has a brown edge. Five faded concentric circles on the underside. Subject: A, siren moving right with outstretched wings, between opposing lions with open mouths. B, eagle flying right. Crude rosettes with incised details as fillers. Accessory Colors: brown: concentric circles. Attributed to the Patras Painter by D. Amyx. About 550 B.C.-- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 2,1

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 2-3, Plate 2,1.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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