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13.10.1 Oxford, Ashmolean 1884.604: CCA 7, pl. 19, no. 248; Lapithos 702.132 (now in Stockholm); P. Åstrom, Middle Cypriote Bronze Age. The Swedish Cyprus Expedition IV 1 B (Lund 1972) fig. 9.9; Lapithos Tomb 49, no. 117: H. Catling, Cypriot bronzework in the Mycenaean World (Oxford 1964) fig. 2.10. 2007.99.0100.jpg
13.10.2 Nicosia, Ayios Iakovos Tomb 10b, no. 7: H.W. Catling, Cypriote Bronzework on the Mycenaean World (Oxford 1964) fig. 15.1. 2010.99.0129.jpg
13.10.3 Lapithos tomb 322a, no. 17 (EC IIIc): H. Catling, Cypriote Bronzework in the Mycenaean Age (Oxford 1964) fig. 3.5 2008.99.0121.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
13.10.5 So little of the dagger is preserved, yet enough of its size and especially handle to be compared to Nicosia, Arpera Tomb 205, Gamma 143: H.W. Catling, Cypriot Bronzework in the Mycenaean World (1964) fig. 15.5, 9 2010.99.0128.jpg
51.7.3 For the type see G. Colonna, 'Il ciclo etrusco-corinzio dei Rosoni,' StEtr 29 (1961) 65. Cf. Getty 83.AE.299 (identical except that the Getty handle attaches to the shoulder) : CVA Getty 6 (USA 31) pl. 328; GettyMusJ 12 (1984) 249 no. 94. Cf. also Tolfa, Tomb IX (loc. Ferrone): Colonna 65 no. 4); Cerveteri, Tomb 303 (MonAnt 42 [1955] col. 783, fig. 175; I.E.M. Edlund, The Iron Age and Etruscan Vases in the Olcott collection at Columbia University, New York. TAPS 70.1 (1980) 35-36 no. 47. More primitive faces see Schaal, Gr. Vasen aus Frankfurter Sammlungen pl. 26 f.; OJh 6 (1903) 67 f., figs. 30, 32 2008.98.0371.jpg
58.2.3A Lipari 5, fig. 280c (tomb 1555) 2008.98.0396.jpg
58.2.3B Lipari 5, fig. 280c (tomb 1555) 2003.98.0008.jpg
REDMG:1951.135.1-2 Slenderer and taller than Lipari 10, pl. C.XXIV (tomb 2453 from excavations in ‘Proprietà D’alia, 1986) and with a flatter top than Lipari 2, pl. g4 (from tomb 115). Cf. pyxides of similar shape (slightly different decoration) but no handles: Lentini inv. 61579/A and 61579/B (S. Lagona, La Collezione Santapaola nel Museo Archeologico di Lentini [Catania 1973] nos. 175-65, pl. 31). 2004.99.0428.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.39 But compare to Lipari examples, especially Lipari 7, pls. 54-55 (tomb 2125); Bernabò Brea and Cavalier 1997, ch. 9; Biscari Coll. inv. 4306 (Catania 2000165 no. 134 [ill.]) 2005.99.0148.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.51 For shape cf. Lipari 2, 147, pl. CXXXIII.2a (tomb 409), a less baggy version of ours; Lipari 10, pl. XVIII (examples from tombs 2435 and 2546
REDMG:1953.25.52 Cf. Reading 22.3.40 (a decorated version of the same shape) and Lipari 2, 167, pl. CXXX.3b (tomb 465) 2004.99.0216.jpg
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:1953.25.62 Cf. Reading RM.25.53.64 and Lentini 61606 (Lagonda 1973, no. 183, pl. 29, who compares it to an example excavated at Assora in a tomb dating to the second quarter of the third century: see NSc 1966, 64, fig. 53/d).
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:1964.1667.1 Cf. Lipari 2, pl. CXXXIX.3a (from tomb 136): banded example in a tomb dated to 'stile Gnathia' 2004.99.0157.jpg
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