Agora Object: P 20691
Inventory Number:   P 20691
Section Number:   ΣΑ 955
Title:   Black Figure Droop Cup Fragments
Category:   Pottery
Description:   A large Droop cup, Class III E, cf. JHS 52 (1932), p. 66.
Exterior:
Rim black. Handle zone: palmettes at handles, large eyes toward center, dancing Satyrs in spaces between. Lower part of body: band of slanting birds immediately below figured zone, than a black band, then a zone of dots, then the rays at the foot.
Interior:
A narrow reserved line at upper and lower edge of rim; small reserved central medallion.
ADDENDA Description revised after finding of major part of fragments [1952]:
The fragments make up into six groups.
a) Most of one handle, some of rim and part of one handle palmette.
b) Some of rim and handle zone. Part of a large eye and a dancing Satyr. Rows of dots in field. Red for Satyr's head and beard and for inner circle of pupil of eye; white for rest; white incrustation (foreign?) on outer circle of pupil. This fragment belongs to right of a) because of greenish tinge of glaze.
c) Part of rim and handle zone. Handle palmette, almost on its side, with Satyr standing by it. Red for head and beard and for heart of palmette. White dots around heart.
d) Some of handle zone and lower body to stem attachment. Part of large eye with uncertain object beside it. Below, zones of slanting birds, glaze, dots, rays. Carefully drilled hole close to stem; ancient mend. Added red for inner circle of pupil. White for eyeball.
e) From lower body with trace of handle attachment.
f) From lower body.
Notes:   Q 10:1 or P-R 6-12 questionable.
Context:   Most fragments from Pier 10 east, in upper fill of trench for outer wall of Square Building; context 4th. c. B.C. with admixture of archaic. One frag. from piers 12-13 east, fill of inner wall of Square Building, context mid-2nd. c. B.C. with admixture of classical and Mycenaean.
Notebook Page:   1505, 2623-2626
Negatives:   Leica, 80-45-23
Dimensions:   Max. Dim. a) 0.155, b) 0.11, c) 0.066, d) 0.12, e) 0.065, f) 0.075; Est. Diam. (rim) 0.29
Date:   2 May 1950
13 July 1950
24 April 1952
Section:   ΣΑ
Deposit:   Q 10:1
    P-R 6-12
Lot:   Lot ΣΑ 345
    Lot ΣΑ 339
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Agora XXIII, no. 1749, pl. 112.
    Agora XXXI, p. 172.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:JHS 52 (1932), p. 66.
References:   Publication: Agora XXIII
Publication: Agora XXXI
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 322, p. 306
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 364, p. 348
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 511
Image: 2012.71.0878 (80-45-22)
Image: 2012.71.0879 (80-45-23)
Image: 2010.18.0981 (80-45-23)
Deposit: P-R 6-12
Deposit: Q 10:1
Card: P 20691
Card: P 20691