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Chous

Object Number:
75-10-1
Current Location:
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Athens (uncertain)
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Classical Greek Period
Date Made:
450-440 BC
Early Date:
-450
Late Date:
-440
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Animal
Grape
Dog
Description:
Chous, small. Intact save for an occasional chip and some worn spots. Underside of foot reserved and covered with a red wash. The rest black glazed excluding interior. Panel formed by a reserved framing line in front (opposite handle). Above, a bunch of grapes, reserved, with black dots for grapes. Below, pacing to right on the ground line is a canine identified by Sir John Beazley and Richard Green as a Maltese dog. In panel on front a canine identified by Sir John Beazley and Richard Green as a Maltese dog. Above is a bynch of grapes.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Rodney S. Young

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37
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[Book] Daly, Lloyd W. 1961. Aesop without Morals: the Famous Fabkes, and a life of Aesop. 317.
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