Corinth Object: C 1932 98
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1932 98
Title:   EARLY CORINTHIAN KOTYLE
Category Code:   C
Year:   1932
Object Number:   98
Description:   Kotyle with fine flaring fall-ring foot, with undersurface irregularly pared away from bottom. Deep body with max. diam. at lip, with slight convex profile. Two horizontal loop handles set below fine vertical lip.
Decoration:   Exterior of foot glazed, edge and resting surface reserved, interior glazed; 2 small concentric circles on underside. Widely spaced rays on lower third; upper two thirds glazed red, firing to black. At base of glazed zone a thick purple band between white lines. White line below nabdle zone with vertical lines setting off handle roots. On both sides a single bird (goose?) in white silhouette in the middle of side; black on handles, with interior of handles reserved. Interior glazed red, to black in places, with two white lines below lip.
Material:   Fine reddish-buff clay. Black paint fired orangish on the lower body.
Munsell Color:   5 YR 7/6 (reddish yellow)
Condition:   Complete profile. Nine joining fragment preserving the whole vessel except for one handle and two very small fragments of body. Restored.
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.069, D. foot 0.040, Max. D. (lip) 0.090 m.
Period:   Early Corinthian (620/615-595/590)
Provenance:   Corinth
Findspot Description:   Temple E. Well 1932-4.
Bibliography:   Corinth VII.1 N261, AJA 1937 p. 220 N4.
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 5134