Corinth Object: C 1947 70
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1947 70
Title:   CYMA KANTHAROS
Category Code:   C
Year:   1947
Object Number:   70
Description:   Cyma kantharos with stem foot, flat resting surface and conical undersurface, with moulded exterior in two degrees; wide lower with straight sloping side ending in beveled edge, upper high, narrow step rising from lower. Short conical stem articulated from foot by angle. Tall body with convex lower and concave upper flaring out to everted tapered lip. Two vertical strap handles with rectangular thumb rest attaching to just below lip and upper body.
Decoration:   West Slope style with single horizontal groove step at level between handle attachments. Black glaze all over.
Material:   Fine pink clay with rare, fine black, red, and sparkling inclusions.
Munsell Color:   7.5YR 8/3 (pink)
Condition:   Complete profile. Numerous joining frgts., preserving most of foot, stem, 1/2 body, all of lip except for chips, both handles. Black glaze very worn.
Manufacture:   WM
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.135, Diam. 0.048 (foot), Diam. 0.036 (stem), Diam. 0.096 (body, max.), Diam. 0.099 (lip)
Weight Description:   0.225
Weight:   0.225
Period:   Hellenistic
Bibliography:   Edwards 1975, Corinth 7.3, cat. 419, p. 80
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Edwards, Corinth 7.3, 1975
Images (4)
Notebook Page: NB 195, spread 78 (pp. 145 - 146)