Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze   (1922.01.0124)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 500 - 400 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 23.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 17.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 7.4 cm
Weight 331 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the body diameter without handles. The foot diameter is 8.2 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 CUP Shape and Ornament: Convex body with offset lip, torus foot. Underside glazed except edge. Inside of handles and a band on rim of foot reserved. Band above foot reserved and washed with red. From Boeotia. About 500-400 B.C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 34, 3.

Description N/A

Agora P 1167, P 20757, P 1169, P 1171, P 24597, and P 6121 (Sparkes and Talcott, The Athenian Agora vol. 12: Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C., 1970. Pp. 263–264, nos. 403–409, pl. 19).


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 31, Plate 34, 3.

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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