Corinth Object: C 1947 154
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1947 154
Title:   ARTICULATED KANTHAROS
Category Code:   C
Year:   1947
Object Number:   154
Description:   Articulated kantharos with flaring ring base. Resting surface bevelled to concave interior with nipple in center. Exterior of foot squared. Biconical body with rounded carination set at approx. two-thirds the height of the body. Lower walls echinoid. Upper walls inclined with compound curve moving from convex to concave. Lip straight, rounded bevelled in. Two vertical strap spur handles with rectangular strap thumbrests attaching just below lip and at mid upper body.
Decoration:   Black glaze over all. Groove just below carination around two-thirds of body. One scraped groove at bottom of handle zone and one scraped groove just below lip both interrupted by handles. Sides A & B: necklace with string, ties and pendants in added paint.
Material:   Fine pinkish white clay with few small to medium black inclusions and rare small white inclusions.
Munsell Color:   7.5 YR 8/2 pinkish white
Condition:   Complete profile. Seven frgts., preserving all of foot except a chip, four-fifths of body, all of lip except few chips, both handles. Surface has black glaze partly worn on exterior, mostly worn on interior. Negative imprint of added paint of necklace. RI
Manufacture:   WM
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.072, diam. of foot 0.042, H. of carination 0.023, max. diam. of body 0.078, diam. of lip 0.064
Weight Description:   0.083
Weight:   0.083
Period:   Hellenistic
Bibliography:   Corinth VII.3 p.85 no.486
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Edwards, Corinth 7.3, 1975
Images (6)
Notebook Page: NB 195, spread 38 (pp. 65 - 66)