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Object Number:MS266
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Corinthian
Provenience: Greece
Corinthia
Corinth
Manufacture Location: Corinth
Period: Middle Corinthian Period
Date Made: 595-570 BC
Early Date: -595
Late Date: -570
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.5 cm
Outside Diameter:10 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, Esq., 1890
Other Number:5596 - Old Museum Number

Description

Tripod pyxis. Intact. Relatively shallow bowl, rim with slight bevel, slope inward, two wheel-run grooves on top edge. Interior of bowl: dot at center surrounded by circle but with dilute glaze filling up the area between dot and circle. Dot and circle enclosed within broader circle of added red. Beyond, the rest of interior is solidly glaze up to narrow reserved band just below rim. Added red at very top of interior and passing over top and outer face of rim. Exterior: five horizontal wavy lines in dilute black glaze. On bottom: circled dot, concnetric ring at mid-field and another at outer edge. Tripod legs are cut out of a low cylinder, the space between each pair of legs is 3.0 cm wide. On each leg: two zones of alternate dot frieze separated by broad band with added red. 5596 written inside one foot.


Bibliography:

[Book] Benson, Jack L., and Schaus, Gerald P. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. University Museum 2; USA 29. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66; pl. 44, 2-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.52, no.12bView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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