Ure Museum Database

There are 75 objects for which Decoration contains → across
11.10.3 Squatting satyr, with large phallus, hands across stomach. Whitish/pale yellow clay, with traces of pinkish-red slip all over. Back not moulded. Resting surface curved in a horseshoe shape. Facial features mostly distinguishable. Satyr wears an angry expression. 2002.97.0760.jpg
11.10.6 Cup mouth with deep flange with six bands in two groups of three. Side band is continued across top of handle but otherwise it is plain. Three warriors, heads left, feet right. Spears slope left and shields are red in centre but have a black rim with white dots. The six band pattern is in two groups of three again on the base. 2003.97.0024.jpg
14.9.22 Red clay with white slip on both sides and decorative red stripes, angled like very open chevrons, on outside. Inside, trace of red across on corner perhaps evidence of lost interior design. No finished edges so it is a middle piece. 2007.03.1266.jpg
14.9.83 Interior black, with two concentric red circles; flat rim is decorated with three uneven rows of black dots; exterior decorated with a black band, just below rim; in figural zone, two confronting sirens with rosettes in field; below, two horizontal lines, above rays. Red for breast and base of wing of both and for streak across body of siren on left. Incisions. 2003.08.0099.jpg
2002.9.4 A reconstruction of a barbiton comprised of a heart shaped wooden frame with a horizontal bar at the top to which the seven strings are attached. The strings are arranged vertically and are attached at the bottom where there is a tortoise shell with some sort of drum skin drawn taught across the top. A red ribbon has been added for decoration to the left at the bottom. 2004.95.0118.jpg
2002.9.5 A reconstruction of a kithara. Similarly to the barbitos, wooden frame with a horizontal bar resting across the top to which the seven strings are attached. Ornate carving and curls down each side. The lower part is a thicker section of wood with a bridge (as on our stringed instruments of today) to hold the strings taught. Zig zag carving at base for decoration and a red ribbon for the musician to hold attached to bottom right. 2007.99.0175.jpg
2003.8.56 Small fragment with thin horizontal red line across the middle. 2006.20.0619.jpg
2003.8.62 Curved fragment with three faded black diagonal black lines across the bottom right. 2006.20.0615.jpg
2006.12.1 Bands of thick black, unpainted and red-brown across fragment 2007.03.0923.jpg
2007.10.2.175 Bust of Athena, facing right, wearing a helmet, with a strap across her chest. Holding a cornucopia
2007.10.2.245 A bearded, muscular, and semi-naked seated figure. His clothing is possibly an animal skin (paws seem to be apparent). He appears to be resting as his right arm rests on his knee and his right hand supports his bowed head. He is also holding an unidentified object in his right hand which also rests against his leg. His other hand appears to be holding a further (unidentified) object which rests across his lap. A club rests against his left thigh in the foreground of the scene. There is either a bull or cow depicted by the figure's right leg at the bottom-left of the scene. The figure shown is almost certainly Herakles, possibly resting after one his labours (herding the cattle of Geryon?).
2007.10.2.253 Two figures are depicted. The figure to the left of the scene is a seated semi-naked female. Her dress or cloak lays across her lap and is gathered up in her left hand. Her head is bowed slightly. In the centre of the foreground is a semi-circle which crosses the female figure's left ankle or calf. It is unclear what this might represent. The second figure (to the right) is a smaller winged male facing to the left and the larger figure. He appears to be carrying a bow and stands under a tree. The two figures are almost certainly Aphrodite and Eros.
2007.4.132 Both sides painted black, slightly damaged, with a large black cross painted across the front, bordered by black lines 2006.78.0040.jpg
2007.4.135 Two black lines painted across, bordered by red, slightly worn 2006.78.0043.jpg
2007.4.166 Hard to say; diagonal black lines across handle perhaps (?)
2007.4.176 faint parallel black lines across side
2007.4.184 Black lines, spreading out across the shard
2007.4.188 Shard painted brown, except along a straight line across shard of material colour
2007.4.206 Black diamond, split into four by lines across the middle
2007.4.211 Five black lines going vertically across
2007.4.215 A thick band of dark red across the top, with three verticle red stripes desending from it. Below the thick band are two thin stripes, going horizontally around the vessel
2007.9.3.52 Kneeling male with a sword, possibly with bow and arrow across his back.
2008.7.126 Exterior: reddish-brown wash. Fairly wide horizontal ridge across top of fragment a dip in the middle.
2008.7.153 Interior: greyish-black wash. Exterior: greyish black wash which fades gradually into a brownish colour, and then a reddish colour across fragment.
2008.7.157 Interior: grey-black wash. Exterior: greyish-black wash with a brassy-coloured metallic sheen overpainted. 11 smallish oval shapes in a horizontal line engraved across the middle of the fragment.
2008.7.194 Interior: red/brown overpaint; Exterior: possible horizontal line red/brown overpaint across centre of fragment, but too faded to discern
2008.7.51 Exterior: 2 parrallel red/brown overpaint lines across centre of fragment with 2 parrallel diagonal lines of the same colour running between these lines
2008.7.73 Interior: black overpaint; exterior: two horizontal parallel black overpaint lines across centre of fragment with three spots of black overpaint in between them, either side of the parallel lines are small parellel lines of black overpainted dots
2008.7.76 Interior: black overpaint on entire side of fragment; exterior: across centre of fragment a set of five parallel horizontal overpainted lines, the central line is slightly thicker and a dark red/brown, the adjacent lines are a lighter red/brown colour
2008.8.2 Exterior: Greyish-black overpainting depicting 2 standing birds with curved necks. The bird on the right has wings spread and short horizontal lines on the wing and tail suggesting feathers. There is a reddish stripe overpainted across the body and across the tail. The bird on the left is cut off half-way across the body, but the same red body stripe and feather markings are present. Above the birds is a semicircle of thin bulb-shaped parallel vertical lines and around the birds are several circles of varying sizes.
2008.9.18 Interior: traces of a pinkish wash. 1 short diagonal line overpainted in brown remains. Exterior: narrow horizontal raised lip across longest edge of fragment with a narrow parallel line overpainted in brown below this. Several narrow vertical parallel lines join onto this and there are traces of a redish-brown wash.
2008.9.20 Interior: greyish-black wash fading to a reddish-brown colour, leaving a small section of unfinished terracotta across one corner of fragment. Exterior: greyish-black wash with a narrow band of unfinished terracotta parallel to one edge, with 7 small dots overpainted in the same greayish black colour within it.
2008.9.21 Interior: greyish-black wash. Exterior: several narrow parallel horizontal bands overpainted in a pinkish-red and greyish-brown across fragment, interspersed by a band of unfinished terracotta and another similar band above.
2008.9.22 Interior: reddish-black wash with a narrow strip of unfinished terracotta across longest edge. Same colour overpainted in the top of the rim. Exterior: 1 thick horizontal band overpainted in a reddish-black colour just underneath the rim.The space below this is left unfinished.
2008.9.25 Exterior: 1 fairly wide curved raised ridge running across centre of fragment. 5 short vertical lines overpainted in a pinkish-colour faintly visible upon this ridge. A small patch of brownish-grey remains below.
2008.9.28 Interior: greyish-black wash covers half of the interior, the other half is left unfinished. Exterior: A wide pinkish-red strip is overpainted across the centre of the exterior. Above this is the remains of a parallel greyish-black line with 4 greyish black vertical lines attached to it. Below are 2 unfinshed circles, bordered by a greyish-black outline.
2008.9.4 Exterior: 2 front legs of an animal, joining onto a body is overpainted in greysh-black. 5 short vertical lines are etched across the body and a few other etched lines define the back legs and chest of the animal. 2 back legs and a tail are partially present. A thick horizontal band and below a thinner band run parallel to the bottom-edge of the fragment. The animal appears to be standing on the thinner band, and there are 2 circle between the front and back legs, and two circles to the right of it.
2009.10.2.108 Portrait of a woman in profile turning to the left, with a quiver across her back. Number 40
2009.10.2.109 Portrait of a woman in profile turning to the right, with a quiver across her back, hair tied back. Number 41.
2009.10.2.110 Portrait of a woman in profile turned to the right, with a quiver across her back. Wearing headband. Number 42.
2009.10.2.244 Nude Aphrodite with drapery across her shoulders, holding an arrow in her right hand, accompanied by winged Eros on the right and a quiver of arrows on the left. Number 34
2009.10.2.403 Profile head and frontal chest of a young male figure looking to the left, with shoulder-length hair and drapery across his left shoulder. Number 59
2009.10.2.405 Right-facing profile head and frontal shoulders of a young man with shoulder length hair and drapery across his left shoulder. Number 61
2009.10.2.411 Semi-nude female (Venus?) with drapery across her legs and holding drapery behind her seated on ram which is flying over the sea, and accompanied by a winged Cupid on the left. Number 67
22.9.1 Black lines decorate the body in geometric patterns. Front, from bottom to top: vertical rays, two horizontal bands, 7 vertical rays; two horizontal bands; 6 vertical zigzags; 2 horizontal bands; 12 or 13 short rays; one horizontal band (across maximum width, where 'arms' are extended); necklace consisting of horizontal band with pendant (disk with line extending from bottom). Head decoration is limited to wavy hair (5 vertical zigzags all around), 7 rays on the polos, 3 horizontal bands on the coil; and two eyes, on either side of the 'nose'. Otherwise reserved. 2004.08.0002.jpg
25.6.7 2 black bands across top of handle now mainly faded to red. Knob on handle also black. Inside painted streaky black. Rest reserved. 2006.20.0538.jpg
26.12.28 Clay pale buff. Decoration streaky brownish-black, in parts fired to red. On shoulder, two wave bands between two straight. Rest of vase black. Bars across handle, black line round lip. Side of foot and bottom reserved. 2005.89.0016.jpg
27.4.4 Paint is red-brown. Single handle with incised line down back creating two halves. Trefoil mouth with short bars around, leading to long straight neck. On neck are two parallel bands at the top, above four groups of three tongues with a red bar across top. Three bands separate neck design from shoulder design of three grazing deer facing right with zig-zag fill ornaments above shoulders and a small bird (?) on extreme left. On body is one zone of checks and then bands to base. Base is flat and reserved. 2003.97.0780.jpg
29.5.5 Outside, thirteen palmettes separated by dot rosettes above and single large dots below; coarse incised line across heart of each. In handle zone zigzags. Inside and outside foot-ring and base within foot-ring black. Top of rim black. Inside black with reserved band, then black band, than reserved circle with image of Sphinx inside it. 2003.19.0005.jpg
34.10.17 Orange/buff clay. White slip, traces of red and black. Suspension hole blocked. Female protone / mask with long hair; almost straight across bottom. Label '115' inside. 2002.97.0389.jpg
44.1.1 Rim: There are black tongues around the aperture and dots on the side surface of the rim. On the back of the handle there is a row of dots, framed by two, vertical lines. The neck and the surface below the handle is left reserved. At the base of the neck there are black, petal-shaped spots. Top surface: The aperture in the centre of the ring is black with additional concentric, black lines between reserved areas and a row of dots. Some of the lines have incised diagonal lines across. The reverse side bears a similar decoration but without the row of dots. Side surface of body: The main design is of an Ibex and Lion facing a central rock, made of horizontal bands. Added red is used for some parts of the ibex's body as well as for the some of the bands of the rock. 2003.06.0006.jpg
47.2.29 Red tinge to body, suggesting originally covered in red wash. Black horizontal stripes across body and above left arm. Vertical black stripes on lower body. Black on back of head. 2008.99.0004.jpg
50.12.13 Interior shows remnants of white slip. Exterior, although very worn, shows a band of black across the top and some wavy black lines are barely visible. 2003.98.0108.jpg
50.12.14 Black paint faded to red. Interior: fine line on rim, below it one broader band. Exterior: broad horizontal band across the top with series of fine vertical lines at right angles to it. Two fine lines are joined together by fine horizontal lines, creating a square pattern. 2003.98.0230.jpg
50.12.22 Interior unpainted. Exterior decorated with one black horizontal band across the centre, near a series of concentric circles. 2003.98.0106.jpg
50.12.23 'Psi' figurine, representing human figure with small head and upraised arms. Thin red-brown lines separated from eachother by a few millimetres are aranged horizontally across the figurine. 2003.98.0123.jpg
50.12.37 White clay fragment slightly curved and the exterior shows detail of a pattern; parallel lines curve accross the fragment to the left there is part of a feather pattern that has a single scroll at the top. On the bottom right the the pattern may be bulb shaped and six curved lines across it. The black paintwork is faded in part while some is still dark. The interior has been painted black while the area below the top has been completely worn. 2006.20.0156.jpg
50.12.42 Jar fragment, black, faded to brown, on the interior. Exterior: across the top part of a horizontal band; below, a quarter section of a spiral motif painted black, faded to brown.
56.8.4 Black inside and out except for an egg-and-dot band framed by two black lines at the front of the base of the neck, the figural design, and the reserved underside. Body: A satyr seated between two similar palmettes (the left one larger; each is comprised of a flower in the middle of two volutes framed by a short half-heart-shaped pattern on either side). The satyr is seated in 3/4-view to the left on a rocky mass that is spotted (perhaps it is covered with an animal skin). He looks profile to the left and he wears a taenia or band on his head, as well as a long, beaded necklace over his left shoulder and across his chest. He holds a phiale (its rim is marked with yellowish dots) in his left hand and a fillet in his right hand. The fillet is purple. The taenia, necklace, and rim of the phiale are coloured white with yellow wash. On the back a drip of (probably accidental) white paint. 2003.59.0004.jpg
77.9.1 About half foot and side to H. of c.1.5 cm, of small cup. Clay pink. Red for black inside and out, with res about 1 cm wide running diagonally across side and foot. Underneath, broad purple ring in centre, and groove near edge. Outside, two narrow pu
79.1.5 Single band incision along the handle, both on the top side and the underside. A band across the handle at the highest point which does not reach all the way around the handle but does have an incision along it. 2005.01.0336.jpg
83.10.1 Standing female figure in cloak, with halo-shaped hat (or hair style). Rectangular hole in back. Hollow. Right leg bent, right arm across breast. White slip on clothes and face, pink on head, and shoulders of garment. 2006.20.0913.jpg
E.62.9 Incised line horizontal across both sides at back and again both sides at start of teeth.
L.2011.1.11 Glass fragment with a raised ridge across the middle and remains of a pearl-white glaze 2011.97.0167.jpg
L.2011.1.24 Three parallel lines incised across one of the faces 2011.96.0031.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.25 Black except for the figural design, with friezes above and below it; reserved but ruddled resting surface. A. Horizontal friezes on neck and below figural scene, consist of two vertical bars alternating with circles, reserved bands above and below. Scene: nude satyr, standing profile to right, with his left foot raised on a rock, faces a draped woman, seated 3/4-view to right, with her head turned profile to left. He raises his right hand towards her, and rests his left arm on his knee. She holds a mirror in her upraised left hand. Five ivy leaves in field between them. B. Horizontal friezes on neck and below figural scene consist of chevrons to left, between reserved bands. Scene: Two draped youths in conversation, face each other on either side of a stele. Yellow and white details: white fillet on satyr, bracelets and necklace on woman, and spots on the mirroron Red wash on reserved areas suggests imitation of Attic red figure. A pair of incised lines run horizontally across side A, and another line runs horizontally across side B; further incised lines around the upper body of the woman indicate that these might be an artist’s guidelines. 2005.89.0068.jpg
REDMG:1951.131.1 Black rim and neck, except for a thin reserved band just above the join with the body; body decorated with three reserved bands above an egg-and-dot band and another reserved band; row of white dots at top of figural scene. Below, band comprised of stopt maeanders (3) alternating with cross-in-square (1), between two reserved bands; broad reserved band at join of body and foot; reserved band on lowest ridge of foot as well as resting surface and underside. A: A draped woman runs in 3/4-view to the right but looks back, profile the left. She holds in her lowered right hand a wreath from which a garland hangs and in her upraised left hand a box (decorated with bands, chevrons, and zigzags, as well as white dots above the box), while drapery falls over her left arm. She wears a stephane and a kekryphylon with dangling ribbons, beaded earrings and double necklace (indicated by white dots), double bracelets on each wrist, a belted, sleeveless chiton, and slippers. In the field are a fillet (upper left), a rosette with five white dotted petals and a yellow centre (upper right), and a shrub with berries (lower centre), as well as a white dotted groundline rising slightly to the right. B: Eros, holding a beaded necklace in his extended right hand, is seated in 3/4-view to the left on a flower. The leaves and buds of the same plant elaborately fill the field beneath and around him. He wears attributes that are similar to those of the woman on A: stephane, kekryphylon, earring, double beaded necklace, double bracelets, and slippers. He also wears a beaded baldric diagonally across his chest and ankle bracelets (3 on each ankle) and a baldric comprised of a row of white dots arranged diagonally across his chest, over his left shoulder. Added white is used for details of Eros' wings as well as the jewelry, box decoration, slippers, vegetation and groundlines, as well as the centre parts of the eggs on the egg-and-dot band. 2003.93.0379.jpg
REDMG:1951.142.1 Black except for body scene (ruddled), and reserved resting surface and underside. Scene depicts a female figure, profile to left, between tendrils from which emerge flower buds; a bull’s eye in the lower left field. The woman wears a veil over her head and across her shoulders; some curly hair emerges from the edge of the veil. 2004.99.0702.jpg
REDMG:1951.160.1 within. Interior and mouth glazed black with two reserved bands at top and bottom of rim. On exterior, below rim, a frieze of tendrils, with lotus buds above and below. Black handles, with reserved bands between attachments, and enclosed half palmettes below, from the sides of which emerge tendrils with volutes that encroach in the figural scenes. Below the figural scenes is a band of slanted ‘z’s, between two reserved bands. Black below, except for the recessed element at the top of the foot, which is reserved, a narrow band at the bottom of the foot on the exterior, and the reserved underside. The reserved parts of the volute frieze and figural scenes are reddened. Scene, A: A woman standing in 3/4-view to the right, wears a black beaded necklace, a sleeveless belted chiton, and two black bracelets on each wrist. Her hair is tied in a ponytail. She holds a torch in her advanced left hand, while her right hand, downturned, is also slightly raised. She faces a youth, nude except for a chlamys draped over his left arm and slippers, who stands in 3/4 view to the left, reaching toward the woman with his right hand. Between the figures, in the upper field, is a window frame, while a large tendril, with volute, emerges from the ground, between them. In the field behind him is a leaf. B: Two robed youths, standing profile, with their right legs advanced, face eachother across a narrow stele. Above them is a circle with a black line vertically through the centre and an 'H' drawn on top (probably halteres). 2003.95.0072.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.14 Black glaze but reserved band just above foot and reserved underside; red bands on lip, above and below moulded ridge; incised pairs of vertical lines radiating across shoulder; two white lines, each above a red band, at lower part of shoulder; red bands on lower third of body and exterior surface of foot.
REDMG:1964.1609.1 Viewed from the nozzle; circular raised moulded rings around the discus, moulded decoration within however indistinguishable. two bands on the crest of the handle. Moulded line from the handle going across the discus decoration and ending to the right of the nozzle. 2005.01.0235.jpg
REDMG:1964.1616.1 Viewed from the nozzle; circular raised moulded rings around the discus, moulded decoration within however indistinguishable. Two bands on the crest of the handle. Moulded line from the handle going across the discus decoration and ending to the right of the nozzle. 2005.01.0217.jpg
REDMG:2004.95.1 Interior of mouth black; lip reserved; exterior of mouth black, as is handle (repainted); vertical bars at the bottom of the neck; lotus-dot chain on the shoulder; Dionysos riding on a mule, between two satyrs, one holding a maenad. Below the figural scene is a black band, a reserved band, and then a black zone extending to the foot, which is black on the top, reserved on the convex surface and the underside. Figural scene: A nude satyr (in a crouching pose) runs profile to the right, holding a maenad on his shoulder; the maenad, who turns her head profile to the left, stretches her arms to either side and holds a rhyton in her slightly upraised left hand. She wears a kekryphylon (red), necklace (incised) and himation. Dionysos, seated on a mule, rides profile to the right; the god, wearing a red and blck ivy wreath and a himation decorated with red dots, holds a red keras (horn of plenty) from which emerge ivy tendrils that serve as a backdrop for the entire scene. Leading the mule (through use of a white rein, of which a ghost remains) is another nude satyr, running profile to the right, while he turns his head profile to the left. Other details include red on the beards and tails of satyrs and a red fringe for the foremost satyr. Incision is used extensively for anatomy and drapery. An unusual effect is created through the use of incision for the forearm of the leading satyr, which he lays across his torso, which is not incised save for two small circles to indicate his nipples. 2004.99.0868.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.70 Rim fragment decorated with orangey-brown on the exterior and light brown on the interior, with two orangey-brown stripes running across horizontally. 2006.20.0475.jpg
TEMP.2003.8.3 The body of a person probably standing to the left as right arm is bent at elbow across body and pointing left holding a small black ball. The person is wearing a himation. 2006.20.0189.jpg
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