Sessile Kantharos, Cup


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Artifact Identification Sessile Kantharos, Cup   (1922.01.0131)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Hellenistic, 4th century BCE
Culture South Italian Greek, Campainian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 12.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 8.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 8.0 cm
Weight 189 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the body diameter without handles. D3 is the rim diameter. The foot diameter is 4.5 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Olive Gray (10Y 3/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ITALIC BLACK-GLAZE SESSILE KANTHAROS Shape and Ornament: Carinated body, narrow flaring foot, grooved strap handles. Completely glazed. Four grooves on the interior of upper body. From Monte Fiascone. Campanian. Fourth century B.C. --Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 62, 8.

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Comparanda N/A

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 52, Plate 62, 8.

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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