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Late Corinthian Kotyle (Cup) Body Sherd

Archaic
570 BCE - 550 BCE
Clay

1 1/2 in. x 7/8 in. x 1/8 in. (3.8 cm x 2.3 cm x 0.25 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.311
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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  • bodies - Those parts of containers that enclose the contents, as distinguished from accessory components such as covers, handles, and applied decoration.
  • 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.
  • Late Corinthian - Refers to the late phase of Corinthian pottery style, dating from around 575 BCE to around 425 BCE, after which Corinth was no longer a major exporter of pottery. It is characterized by continued mass production and repetitive designs with little detail, as well as innovative work created with apparent care. Painting on these vessels typically includes elaborate ornaments arranged in formal patterns, a lively animation of design, and animals with attenuated proportions. During this phase animal scenes were gradually replaced by more scenes of human figures.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • 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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