Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze   (1922.01.0125)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical Period, 480–450 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 25.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 18.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 7.7 cm
Weight 310 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the body diameter without handles. The foot diameter is 8.0 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ATTIC(?) BLACK-GLAZE CUP (TYPE B) Shape and Ornament: Continuous curve body, flaring foot. Undecorated. Edge of foot reserved. From Chiusi. Second half of the fifth century B.C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 34, 1. Concave lip, high foot. Fully glazed except for upper foot, which is reserved and grooved. Interior of hollow foot glazed.

Description N/A

Agora P 19388 (Sparkes and Talcott, The Athenian Agora vol. 12: Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C., 1970. P. 264, no. 413, pl. 19).


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