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Accession_Number REDMG:1961.199.4
adlib_title Perhaps Romano-Egyptian red ware lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description Cylindrical neck, narrowing (pinched) towards the body, piriform body, tapering more gently below, rounded above the flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Romano-Egyptian
Fabric_description Surface entirely uniform: unclear whether this dark red is the colour of the fabric or a red slip.
Munsell_color 5YR 4/6
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Condition
Technique/Style Red ware
Provenance
Period Roman
Date 1 c.
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Beazley_DB
Height 9.3
Diameters Rim 2.2, body 4.4, base 2.1
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Location Reading Museum loan boxes
Edited_by Amy; Joana Varela
Date_edited 27.08.2004; 05.04.2017
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