Agora Object: P 4952
Inventory Number:   P 4952
Section Number:   Β 1282
    Ζ 1193
Title:   Red Figure Kantharos Fragments: Type A
Category:   Pottery
Description:   From a kantharos(?) or kalathoid(?). Trace of handle evident, however.
a) Outside lip, egg pattern; below, head of woman left, with part of a wing in front of her face.
b) Part of lip.
c) Part of standing draped woman, possibly from the same figure as the head. Tiny feet at the left; probably from little Eros. Relief contour for the profile. Added clay for the leaves above the fillet.
d) Z 1193. Three fragments, mending to one, preserve part of the upper wall and plain rim; the shape either a very large kantharos(?) or a small rimless kalyx krater. Paris, Hermes and Hera: At right, Paris, seated on rocks beneath a tree; wearing chalmys and high-laced boots, and with his hat behind his head, a knotted stick in his hand. Hermes, who conducts Hera, wears chlamys and hat with upturned rim; Hera wears chiton himation, pointed diadem and veil; a scepter in her left hand. Below lip, a band of egg and dot. Relief contours throughout. Applied yellow for Paris' shoe-laces; for Hermes' hat straps. Leaves of tree in thinned clay with purple overlaid.
Context:   Red 5th. c. fill, martyra. B' building fills, B- fill to north. Fragment Z 1193 from Tholos Trench E, pocket in floor beneath layer III.
Notebook Page:   1759
Negatives:   Leica, 88-11-16, 92-16-24, 92-16-22, 7-282, 7-325, V-98, IX-47, color slide
PD Number:   Ptg. 168
Dimensions:   Est. Diam. (rim) 0.25; P.H. a) 0.033, b) 0.064, c) 0.023, d) 0.12
Date:   11 March 1935, 26 May 1937
Section:   Β
Grid:   Β:32-35/Ζ-ΙΒ
Deposit:   E-F 12-14.2
    G 12:22
Lot:   Lot Β 301
    Lot Ζ 237
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Lynch (2007a), p. 213, fig. 181.
    Hesperia Suppl. 4 (1940), p. 127 and fig. 95 (c).
    Hesperia 7 (1938), p. 344, fig. 27 (d).
    AA 52 (1937), p. 94, fig. 3 (d).
    ILN (11 September 1937), p. 432, fig. 21.
    Agora XXX, no. 1226, pl. 116.
References:   Publication: Agora XXX
Publication: Hesperia 7 (1938)
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 4 (1940)
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 315, p. 296
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 390, p. 371
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 554
Drawing: DA 12989
Images (14)
Object: Agora XXX, no. 1226
Deposit: E-F 12-14
Deposit: E-F 12-14.2
Deposit: G 12:22
Lot: Β 301
Lot: Ζ 237
Notebook: Β-8
Notebook: Ζ-10
Notebook: Ζ-11
Notebook Pages (4)
Card: P 4952
Card: P 4952