Ure Museum Database

There are 15 objects for which Comparanda contains → found
13.10.23 Almost identical to Quebec, Musée de l'Amérique Française inv. 1991.1711: CCA 16 (1996) 132 no. 493. V. Karageorghis notes that such alabastra made of local gypsum (a material used since the Late Bronze Age) are common in the Salamis Necropolis throughout the Classical period: Excavations at Salamis 3 (1973) 197. Compare also to a 'false alabastron' made of limestone in Sydney, Nicholson Museum 47.342 (Cambridge Loan no. 103): CCA 20 (2001) 123 no. 346 and some such alabastra found at Salamis: V. Karageorghis, Excavations at Salamis IV.1-2 (1970) 86 no. 8, pls. CXIII and CCXXXVII (Cellarka) 2008.03.0042.jpg
13.10.4A-B For comparable mirrors with a concentric circle ornaments and mouldings on the recessed or flat sides of the mirror cases see SCE IV.3 (1956) 114.2, fig. 33.17, discussed on 178 (type 2) and especially G.M.A. Richter, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes (New York 1915) 269-70, no. 787 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cesnola Collection inv. C.B.144, said to have been found in a tomb in Dali, as published in L. di Palma Cesnola, Atlas III, pl. LX.2; LXI, 1, 2; Excavations in Cyprus 83, B 77.4, 85, E 114.7). The Cesnola example is, however, somewhat larger. Also slightly larger than the Ure example are two 'Hellenistic' mirrors with concentric circle decoration (both with matching lids), but without specific provenience's ('Cyprus) in Aarhus, Antikmuseet (Aarhus Universitet), inv. nos. K115 and K116 (AS 3543a and AS 3543b). 2010.99.0120.jpg
14.9.105 For large numbers found at Olynthus, see Olynthus 5, pls. 141-44, 13, pls. 101-106, 109-110, pp. 146 ff. 2003.25.0005.jpg
14.9.120 Found in cupboard with no inventory number 2006.20.0020.jpg
25.6.6 Reading 25.6.5. Cf. also astragaloi found in Athens: L. Parlama and N.C. Stampolidis, eds., The City beneath the City. Antiquities from the Metropolitan Railway Excavations (Athens 2000) 176 no. 297, 313 (ill.). 2002.97.0623.jpg
26.12.6 CVA Moscow 7, 12.5; seven similar vases found at Rhitsona in graves of c. 580 BC: NC p.314 fig. 158. 2003.03.0086.jpg
45.9.2 A nearly identical pair of vases (right as well as left foot) are in in the Gallatin Collection (now in New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art): CVA Gallatin IIIK pl. 62.11-12. Both are larger than the Reading example; the Gallatin left foot is from Olbia (ex Chmielowski Collection); it is also published in Chmielowski Sale Catalogue, American Art Association, February 23024, 1922 no. 74. Ure notes two similar vases from Chalkis published in ArchEph 1907, 82, fig. 16, which are in turn compared with two in the National Museum in Athens, inv. nos. 9734 and 9735. A further example, which is, however, shod in a pointed slipper, was found at Rhitsona, and is in Thebes 6140 (R.57.3): CVA Thebes 1, pl. 68.4-5 (citing further examples in New York and Hanover); K. Demakopoulou and D. Konsola, Archaeological Museum at Thebes. Guide (1981) 63. 2011.98.0080.jpg
47.7.1 Note that at least one bolsal has now been found in Athens: L. Parlama and N.C. Stampolidis, eds., The City beneath the City. Antiquities from the Metropolitan Railway Excavations (Athens 2000) nos. 211-12 (ill.). 2010.98.0267.jpg
48.12.12 Cf. CVA Sweden 3 pl. 35 11-12. Small stones found inside. 2008.99.0531.jpg
50.4.2 For a similar (green) glass bottle containing grain see one found in Athens, in L. Parlama and N.C. Stampolidis, eds., The City beneath the City. Antiquities from the Metropolitan Railway Excavations (Athens 2000) 176 no. 162 (ill.). 2002.97.0551.jpg
51.7.7 Cf. CVA Copenhagen 6, pl. 272, especially no. 8 (Copenhagen Chr. VIII.76 [from Bari]); Warsaw 198889: CVA Warsaw 6, pl. 26 (shorter). The decorative motifs on this kantharos are also found on a skyphos in Toronto, ROM 972.272.1 (Hayes 1984, 116 no. 198 [ill.]). 2003.93.0234.jpg
REDMG:1951.157.1 No precise comparanda have been found but for a female head to left, between tendrils, on a squat lekythos, see Fasan, Meo-Evoli inv. 172-74: Reho-Bumbalova 1979, 141 nos. 82-84, pl. 70.
REDMG:1953.25.57 Cf. similar vessels found in Sicily, esp. an identical piece found at Camarina, inv. 24878: MonAnt 1954 (1990) 113, pl. LXXII (Passo Marinaro tomb 1197.4); and a miniature amphora (same size and shape as ours) found at Agrigento: AG 22594 in Veder Greco 332, tomb 936.
REDMG:1964.1622 For shape RM.25.53.23. For such tapering 'cucumber', survivals of the Late Corinthian Archaic type see Corinth 13, 140-41, fig. 15, e.g. Corinth T1243: Corinth 13, 223 no. 281-5, pl. 40. Typically Corinthian foot. Cf. also (banded) Attic olpai: Agora 12, pl. 12. Many jugs of similar shape (local imitations?) were found in Sicily, e.g. Agrigento, although many without distinct bases. For comparanda, however, see Veder Greco 295 (an example with a slightly upcurving handle, from Contrada Pezzino, tomb 1316). 2004.99.0150.jpg
REDMG:2004.96.1 The palmettes above the chain are reminiscent of palmette-lotus above chain bands on black figure lekythoi, except that between each five-leaf palmette is a single frond (lotus petal?). Cf. E. Vanderpool, “The rectangular rock-cut shaft. The upper fill,” Hesperia 15 (1946) pl. 62, no. 219. Several such kylikes were found at Corinth; cf. T3162 from North Cemetery grave 262: Corinth 13, pl. 36. 2004.99.0960.jpg
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