Ure Museum Database

There are 25 objects for which Decoration contains → 9
14.9.62 9 red bands of approx. equal width, a couple fading on edges to yellow, red paint worn away towards centre of the piece probably from further bands. Background pale buff. Underside reserved 2006.20.0327.jpg
2007.9.2.9 Displays three cherubs in flight with their arms around one another. (Box Index = Group of Cupids). Box 5, layer 1, Gem 9
2008.2.1.95 An active scene with at least 9 discernible male figures. There are two figures on a raised platform on the far left, one standing wearing armour and the other seated wearing robes. In front of them is a gathering of men, some wearing armour, some only wearing the lower half of their armour, and one, possibly two, who is naked carrying a shield. There appears to be a robed shorter figure among them, possibly a child or adolescent. In the background the outline of a columned building can be seen.
2008.7.3 9 parallel lines of brown slip beside which there is black glaze. Brown slip on sides of fragment
2008.7.69 Exterior: 10 narrowly-spaced parallel horizontal lines overpainted in brown. below this 9 small circular grey dots in a horizontal band with a zig-zag pattern below in brown.
2008.9.12 Interior: greyish-black wash. Exterior: 1 fairly thick, slightly uneven, horizontal line overpainted in black accross centre of fragment, parallel to edges. Diagonally from this, above and below are shorter teardrop-shaped marks - 7 above and 9 below - forming a horizontal band, and greating a stem and leaf-like effect.
2009.10.2.137 Pictures a woman riding a chariot pulled by two lions. She appears to be holding a basket of fruit. There are some figures behind the lions holding tools. Number 9.
2009.10.2.219 Nude standing female (? Aphrodite) holding drapery behind her. Number 9
2009.10.2.294 Right profile view of a bearded man with curly hair and a garment around his neck. Number - 9
2009.10.2.77 Right profile view of a man with long curly hair and head garland, and a harp to his left. Number - 9
2009.8.155 A woman riding on a bull which has a human face. Probably Zeus abducting Europa. Cast number: 9
2009.8.20 Profile of a man with a beard wearing a hat, looking to the upper left side. Cast number: 9
2009.8.218 Profile of a man, probably a Roman emperor with an aureole and a prominent chin, looking left. On the left side there is an eagle on a globe, probably referring to Jupiter. Cast number: 9
2009.8.278 Profile of a woman with a lavish hairstyle wearing a wreath or tiara, looking left. The top of her clothes can be seen. Cast number: 9
2009.9.174 A young woman leaning on a rock, touching a young man's face. The young man is touching her arm and putting one hand behind his back in which he is holding a human head. Maybe referring to Perseus and Andromeda. Cast number: 9
2009.9.271 A naked man sitting on a rock holding a shield, behind him a horse. On his left side a tree and next to his feet lies his armour. Cast number: 9
2009.9.76 A naked man with wings holding a ball in one hand and a cane in the other. Cast number: 9
26.2.32 Red painted designs on cream-buff slip on orange red clay. On the underside on the rim there are four .5 wide dashes at one side and a 2 horizontal bar at the other while on the underside body there are four red bands following the contours of the dish all between 1 and 3 apart. On the topside, from top to bottom are four verticle bars alternating with 9 dot rosettes on rim, of which survive from left to right two verticle lines, nine dots, four verticle lines, and nine dots before the fragment ends. On the top of the face of the dish itself is a ca. 1.5 broad red band and below this is a zone of lotus flowers and buds with a final 1 broad band below. 2003.46.0007.jpg
35.5.4-5 Inside, 8, meander border, part of head and shoulder of a woman wearing saccos, chiton (a very small part of the neck border alone remains), and himation; 9, bottom of himation with one foot. Outside, surface destroyed, leaving only a tiny piece of tendril. Relief contour for foot; relief lines for ear, saccos, folds, and ankle; thinned brown glaze for bottom edge of himation and line of dots ornamenting saccos. 2003.21.0091.jpg
38.4.2 Reddish-brown on pale buff ground. The false neck is decorated predominantly in a black band, with a narrow and broad black circular band in the centre of the false neck. The underside appears to be reserved, with a single thick black line at the base on the false neck. The true neck has a faded broad back band around and overlapping the lp. There is a broad black band at the base of the neck, and also a black blob on the side facing the false neck. On the shoulder there are six groups of narrow black lines painted horizontally. There is one group of either side of the true neck, both have eight horizontal lines, the one on the left has two rings of black to either side of it. The groups of lines on the other side, if faced with the true neck at the top, have groups of 6, 7, 9. 8 horizontal lines, all with a small ring of black in between them. The shoulder is outlined with a broad ring of black. The body has four broad black lines, which have faded to a reddish brown. Adjacent are narrow red rings; four above the first band, two within the first band, two within the second band, two or three below the second band. The fourth band does not overlap the base, which is slightly concave in shape, and has the suggestion of a foot ring.
45.6.12 Inside has black bands and a central black dot. Outside has a rim with dotted rosettes in handle zone. Black band above main design of 9 inverted swans with red bodies and black necks. Groups of dashes in the field. Black band below design with vertical rays to foot. Foot is black on top, reserved on resting surface, black badn and reserved centre, which is convex. 2003.97.0739.jpg
50.4.19 Cup mouth with slightly out-turned rim and flat lip; narrow neck, bulbous body, broad raised base, and strap handle rising from the top of the neck, extending to the top of the body in a near right-angled shape. A slight ridge marks the join of neck and body. The body is decorated with 9 pairs of vertical grooves giving the appearance of a 'segmented orange'. Black glazed except on base, which is reserved and treated with red wash. 2003.37.0082.jpg
73.10.1 The top of the knob is covered with brown paint, apart from the central part.The knob is decorated with three parallel brown bands ; reserved at join with lid; 9 rays radiating from the edge of the knob.Two thin concentric brown lines, red-brownish bands framing a band of double dots. Black line at the edge of the lid fired brown. The edge of the rim is painted black, fired to brown. The underside is reserved. 2005.89.0024.jpg The interior is reserved (although covered with plaster on most of the fragments), apart from the upper parts of 13, 14 and 15, that are black (unevenly applied). 1) On the left, there is part of a naked male figure (thighs to toe), facing right and next to him there is the lowest part of another similar figure facing right. Below them, there is part of a black band. 2) There is part of the right part of the previous figure (chest to toe). On the right side of the fragment, there is a figure's forearms (projected to the left, the right hand holding a round object) and part of the right knee. 3) Part of a naked male figure, leaning to the left. Details with incisions and added red. 4) Part of a lions's paws and below it part of a broad, black band. 5) A male figure's thighs and part of a bird? (executed with incisions and added red). 6) The right part of the previous bird? and the right tibia of a male figure , facing left. 7) The thighs of a male figure facing right. On the left side of the fragment there is part of a black and red motif? 8) The upper part (chest to thighs) of a naked male figure, facing right. 9) Part of a male figure's thighs, facing right. 10) The previous figures lower part of legs and part of a black band. 11) The biggest part of a bird, executed with black, added red and incisions. 12) On the left, there is the rest of the previous bird. Next there is the lower part of a lion, executed with black, addeed red and incisions. Behind the lion, there is the lower part of another male figure (chest to feet), facing left and behind him there is part of a bird. 13) The upper part of a satyr (head to thighs), facing right. His hair and beard have been rendered in added red. 14) The lower part of the satyr, chasing a maenad on the right (her right leg is only visible). The details of her drapery are in red and her tibia is white. 15) The left left of the running maenad. On the right, another satyr chasing a maenad (lower part of the figures is visible). 16) Part of a broad, black band. 17. Bit of plaster. 2005.91.0037.jpg
REDMG:1951.159.1 On neck, between black handles, an enclosed palmette (11 petals on A and 9 petals on B; with two concentric arcs for heart on A, black dot for heart on B), black dot on either side of central petal, and black dot in the upper corners; black ridge below black line; frieze of vertical bars below each handle attachment; beneath each handle two superimposed palmettes, with a pair of volutes between, from which emerge tendrils, sprouting quarter palmettes. A: egg-and-dot frieze, between two black lines; white ribbing (painted); two reserved bands; floral frieze on shoulder (four volutes from which emerge flowers, tendrils and secondary volutes) emerging from the lower right; two reserved bands; scene. B: Continuous maeander to right, between two black lines; black ribbing (painted) between two pairs of black lines; a female head, profile to left, wearing a sakkos, from which emerges curly black hair, at front and back. Below the body zone, around the entire vase, is a decorative band consisting of dotted broken stopt maeanders to left (pattern doesnÂ’t match up on side B, to the left) between two reserved bands; black below. Scene, A: A naiskos comprised of two Corinthian columns supporting a tapered epistyle and black pediment, on top of a podium (white maeander on a brown background, between alternating black and white horizontal bands). Two white female figures stand within the naiskos. The figure at left, standing in 3/4-view to the right, wears a himation over her left arm and hips, over a peplos (decorated with two vertical purple bands on the chest). Her hair is bound in a sakkos from which emerges hair at front and back; her jewelry includes a beaded necklace and two bracelets on each wrist. She holds a fan in her raised left hand as well as a wreath in her lowered right hand. She faces another woman (probably the deceased) who is seated in 3/4-view to the left on a stool (diphros) and rests her feet on a footrest (hypopodion). She wears a short sleeved chiton and a purple himation that she holds above her right shoulder in an unveiling gesture (anakalypteria). Her hair too is bound in a sakkos, from which emerges hair at the back; she wears two necklaces, one beaded, and two bracelets on each arm. A small ornament (or pures) hovers in the field between the two women. On either side of the naiskos is a kalathos (basket), below a rosette (red with added yellow and white), above a pair of white balls interspersed with clusters of three white dots, and above a double line of white dots. Each basket (both are identical) is decorated with a cross-square with intervening triangles (top) and alternating bands of zigzags, and white and black lines, as well as a band of vertical bars. 2005.89.0030.jpg
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