Agora Object: P 530
Inventory Number:   P 530
Section Number:   ΣΤ 477
Title:   Kantharos
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Πρωτοαττικός κάνθαρος
Category:   Pottery
Description:   One handle broken, but repaired. Very small chip missing from rim near handle. Low ring base.
Ray pattern around the base; above this, two decorated bands: double vertical zigzags and maeander (the patterns reversed on opposite sides of cup); on handles, interlocking spirals.
Clay buff. Dull glaze, reddish-brown to black; inside glazed.
For motifs, cf. Pfuhl (1923) I, p. 71. S-pattern more frequent in Boeotia than in Attica. Shape and pattern show close relations with Geometric. Early Orientalizing style.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Πρωτοαττικός κανθαρίσκος με χαμηλή δακτυλιόσχημη βάση. Φέρει ακτινωτή διακόσμηση, καθώς και ταινία με κόσμημα μαιάνδρου και μοτίβο με εναλλασσόμενες γραμμές. Στις λαβές φέρει κόσμημα από σπείρες.
Context:   Geometric deposit 2.
Negatives:   Leica, 2-138, color slide
PD Number:   Ptg. 114
Dimensions:   Diam. (rim) 0.193, (base) 0.046; H. 0.089, (w/handles) 0.113
Date:   5 April 1932
Section:   ΣΤ
Grid:   ΣΤ:45/ΙΘ
Elevation:   65.70m.
Masl:   65.7m.
Deposit:   H 17:4
    H 17:3
Period:   Protoattic
Bibliography:   BSA 35 (1934-1935), p. 216.
    Hesperia 2 (1933), p. 589, no. 200, fig. 51.
    AA 47 (1932), p. 118.
    Agora VIII, no. 497.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Pfuhl (1923) I, p. 71.
References:   Publication: Agora VIII
Publication: Hesperia 2 (1933)
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 101, p. 87
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 128, p. 114
Drawing: DA 10623
Images (14)
Deposit: H 17:3
Deposit: H 17:4
Card: P 530