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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.18.71
Title
Red figure skyphos fragment, side A: right foot of female in chiton with himation standing to right before an altar.
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
c. 470-460 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Athens (Attica)
Period
Classical period, Early
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287779
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Red-figure
Dimensions
5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Dr. J. Robert Guy, Oxford England (?-1994) sold; to Peter Sharrar, New York (1994-1995), sold: to Harvard University Art Museums.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Beazley Archive Database #22243
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Jonathan H. Kagan, Mr. and Mrs. Evangelos Karvounis, Ian M. Watson McLaughlin, Nicholas S. Zoullas and the Florence Gould Foundation, and the Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing, Director's Discretionary and Marian H. Phinney Funds
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.18.71
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Preliminary sketch; no relief contours, red for sacrificial blood on altar's side.
Publication History

Aaron J. Paul, "Fragments of Antiquity: Drawing Upon Greek Vases", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin (Spring 1997), vol. V, no. 2, pp. 7-87, fig. 167

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