Agora Object: P 1463
Inventory Number:   P 1463
Section Number:   Ζ 165
Title:   Red Figure Column Krater Fragment
Category:   Pottery
Description:   From the shoulder of a large vase, the neck (of which the start is preserved at the top of the fragment) glazed inside, but not the body. The shoulder is nearly horizontal with a sharp downward curve at the lower edge of the sherd. Perhaps from an amphora of Panathenaic shape, like those of the Berlin painter: Cf. Beazley (1930), Der Berliner Maler, pl. 8.
At the left of the sherd, the upper front part of a satyr's face. The tip of his pointed ear and the start of his beard, appear next to the break at the left. At the right and at the bottom are further traces of the picture. On his bald forehead, several lines of the preliminary sketch, done with a dry point. Around it, a wreath or fillet, nearly all worn away, once red.
No relief contour; the eye and nostril are outlined with a relief line; the eyebrow is painted with a relief line in the middle of a broad brush stroke. All the glaze of the drawing has fired a lightish brown, as has the reserving stripe around the profile. The glaze of the background is a fine hard black, with small metallic splotches.
Context:   Hellenistic level.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   Max. Dim. 0.058; Th. 0.006
Chronology:   490-480?
Date:   9 March 1933
Section:   Ζ
Grid:   Ζ:9/Κ
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Agora XXX, no. 187, pl. 27.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Beazley (1930), pl. 8.
References:   Publication: Agora XXX
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 181, p. 162
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 388, p. 369
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 465
Image: 2000.01.1408 (Leica P 1463)
Object: Agora XXX, no. 187
Notebook: Ζ-2
Notebook Page: Ζ-2-30 (pp. 241-242)
Card: P 1463
Card: P 1463