Middle Corinthian Kotyle (Cup) Rim FragmentArchaic
590 BCE - 570 BCE
1 15/16 in. x 1 3/4 in. x 3/16 in. (4.9 cm x 4.5 cm x 0.55 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.89
Geography: Europe, Greece, Corinth
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Skyphoi
Collection: Collection of Doreen Canaday Spitzer
Findspot: Perachora (per inscription on sherd)
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- Corinthian type skyphoi - Refers to a type of skyphos consisting of a thin-walled cup with delicate handles and a ring foot. The form originated in Corinth.
- Middle Corinthian - Refers to an intermediate phase of Corinthian pottery style, dating from around 600 BCE to around 575 BCE. It is characterized by apparent mass production of pots, using painted designs with a smaller repertory of clumsier animals than in the preceding phase, new animal poses, less crowded designs between figures, and the use of dots to echo the contours of the animals.
- rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
- skyphoi - A type of drinking vessel in the shape of a deep cup, usually with two horizontal handles attached to the lip and a small integral foot. In all-black or unglossed plain wares the skyphos was the most common type of cup.
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