Bell Krater, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Bell Krater, Black-Glaze   (1922.01.0144)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Processing & Preparation T&E
  4. :
  5. Food Preparation Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Hellenistic, 400 – 300 BCE
Culture South Italian Greek, Campainian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 26.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 25.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 11.5 cm
Weight 1512 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D3 is the foot diameter. The rim diameter is 24 .4 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing, Grooving
Munsell Color Information Black (N2.25/ 3.8%R) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ITALIC BLACK-GLAZE BELL-KRATER Shape and Ornament: Bell-shaped body with flaring rim. Tapered lower body and disk foot. Irregular grooved tongues on the body. Campanian (?). Fourth century B.C. --Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 62, 1.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 51, Plate 62,1.

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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