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Accession_Number 45.6.5
adlib_title Perhaps East Greek kothon
Shape Kothon
Shape_description Single ribbon handle with projecting side pieces. The upper part of body rises sharply at rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps East Greek
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Handle painted black. On the upper surface are four black bands and below handle is a single band. Kothon has a shallow foot-ring, black on both sides. Base is raised and has two black bands in center. Inside is a broad black band.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but clay has flaked on one side of body where there are also white and grey deposits. Paint has worn badly on handle and sides.
Technique/Style
Provenance
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Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Two kothons, both with a handle. Larger one, on right has accession number: 45.6.4. Smaller on left: 45.6.5.
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2003.35.0087.jpg
Kothon, side view.
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2003.35.0089.jpg
Kothon, view from below.
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Base of small black Attic Lekythos.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 39.2
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.0
Diameters 11.8
Handle_height 2.1
Other_dims. Diameter of openingDiameter of base
Location Under 6
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Joana Varela
Date_edited 16.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 05.04.2017
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