Corinth Object: C 1947 309
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1947 309
Category Code:   C
Year:   1947
Object Number:   309
Description:   Articulated kantharos with flaring ring foot. Flat resting surface. Concave underside with nipple in center. Exterior of foot-has convex profile. Biconical body with rounded carination set at approx. two-thirds the height of the body. Lower walls echinoid. Upper walls convex, inclined. Straight lip rounded and rolled outwards. Two vertical strap spur handles with rectangular strap thumbrests attaching just below the lip and mid upper body.
Decoration:   Black glaze over all. One or two grooves at carination. One miltos covered scraped groove just under lip interrupted by handles. Sides A & B: incised necklace with miltos in incisions in middle of handle zone, string touches upper scraped groove, ties are zigzags. Two or three pre-fired incisions in middle of handle zone.
Material:   fine pale yellow clay with few fine to small black inclusions and rare large black and red inclusions
Munsell Color:   5Y 8/3 pale yellow
Condition:   Complete profile. Numerous Joining frgts., preserving all of foot except a large chip, three-fourths of body, three-fourths of lip, all of one handle, and one-fourth of other handle. Surface has black glaze partly worn. Traces of miltos in scraped grooves
Manufacture:   WM
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.098, diam. of foot 0.047, H. of carination 0.035, max. diam. of body 0.102, diam. of lip 0.088
Weight Description:   0.153
Weight:   0.153
Period:   Hellenistic
Bibliography:   Corinth VII.3 p.478 no.85
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Edwards, Corinth 7.3, 1975
Image: digital 2005 0487
Image: digital 2005 0488
Image: bw 2007 002 13
Notebook Page: NB 195, spread 47 (pp. 83 - 84)