Black Figure Mastoid Cup

1927.02.0009

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Artifact Identification Black Figure Mastoid Cup   (1927.02.0009)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  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 – 475 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 15.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 7.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 3.6 cm
Weight 151 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D3 is the diameter of the base.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE MASTOID Shape and Ornament: Offset lip, diagonal handles, no foot. Interior glazed (misfired) except for reserved band inside lip. Ivy leaf under each handle. Three reserved bands below scene. Subject: A-B, a satyr and a maenad in silhouette technique, dancing between two palmettes. Vine in background. First quarter of the fifth century B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 13, 3-4.

Description N/A
Comparanda

Agora P 2743 (Beazley, Attic Black-figure Vase-painters, 1956. P. 582, no. 16; Moore and Philippides, Agora XXIII, pl. 104, no/ 1571).

Bibliography

Nee, John. "Two Attic Black-figured Skyphoi from the World Heritage Museum," Unpublished student paper (on file). Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 14, Plate 13, 3-4.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Classical Museum Purchase, Dedicated by Prof.Em. & Mrs. Jerrold Ziff.
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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