Corinth Object: C 1932 113
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1932 113
Title:   EARLY CORINTHIAN CUP
Category Code:   C
Year:   1932
Object Number:   113
Description:   Cup with very small flaring foot, low body with wide-flaring convex profile curving into fine lip. Two horizontal loop handles set below lip.
Decoration:   Black figure style. Red horziontal line bordered by black line below lip; handle zone decorated with dot-rosettes. Animal frieze bounded above by horizontal line and below by a black band with red and white lines over it. Animal frieze: goat and panther facing each other on either side. Filling ornament: incised irregular blobs and rosettes, one incisesed spoked rosettes with double center, blobs. Added purple on neck, belly, ribs and haunch of goats, and on neck, inner section of shoulder, belly and haunch of panthers. Rays at base. Edges of ring foot painted, resting surface reserved, undersurface reserved with central dot. Interior: black glazed with red band bordered by white lines running below lip, at middle and around floor. On floor: large white solid circle. Handles glazed.
Material:   Greenish buff clay. Black paint and applied purple. Glaze worn off on the interior.
Munsell Color:   2.5 Y 8/2 (very pale brown)
Condition:   Complete profile. Mended from many fragments. One small part of lip and body missing. Restored.
Manufacture:   WM
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.047, M.D. 0.125
Period:   Early Corinthian (620/615-595/590)
Provenance:   Corinth
Findspot Description:   Temple E. Well 1932-4.
Bibliography:   Boulter, AJA 1937, no. 19; Corinth 7.1, no. 288
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Weinberg, Corinth 7.1, 1943
Publication: Boulter, American Journal of Archaeology 41.2, 1937
Image: bw 5195
Image: bw 2002 004 21a
Image: bw 2002 004 22a
Card: C 1932 113, side A