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There are 12 objects for which Decoration contains → altar
2007.10.2.147 3 male figures, and a cow. All warriors with shields and armour, the predominent figure bringing cow to an altar, carrying a vessel or bowl.
2007.9.1.30 Displays an eagle in flight over what appears to be a dead animal on an altar or podium.
2007.9.1.83 Displays a crane or similar bird standing next to an altar or pedestal surrounded by a few plants.
2009.10.2.160 Clothed man with hat standing next to an altar. Number 32
2009.10.2.249 Winged Eros at a flaming altar in front of a temple, with a statue of a nude Aphrodite inside, and a tree behind Number 39
2009.10.2.255 Nude three graces standing one holding an apple above a shield with a helmet resting on it, another holding a wreath above a flaming altar, with a butterfly next to it. Number 45
2009.8.63 A man with a beard and wavy hair kneeling in front of an altar, holding a snake. Behind him, stading a young woman. On the other side of the altar, a tree with a ram head. On a pole is a mask. Inscription on the bottom. Cast number: 116
45.10.7A-B Lid: The top surface bears part of a central medallion (dots contoured by double, semi-spherical line), encircled by a black line, a red band, a broader black band and a red line. There is also an ivy spray between the last red line and a similar one. At the rim there is a rather careless tongue pattern, with inner dots (identical to the one of the central medallion, only frammed by thin, black lines). Sides: There is the representation of women pursued by the winged Eros. The naked Eros is flying and his himation with white spots on its top is falling over his forearm. At the level of his face there is an inscription, with white colour KALOS and underneath, KALH, above a bent fillet with thin, short, white lines emerging from its endings. The first of the women is headed right, having extended her right? hand towards Eros and holding and raising slightly her drapery (in order to run faster). Her head is missing, but she is probably looking backwards, to see the advancing Eros. The scene is reproduced again: Anoher Eros pursues another woman, who is running towards an altar? (rectangular, altar-shaped constuction, higher than the figures with a decoration of a large cross and dots in between). Among them there is again the inscribed KALOS, KALH. Many fragments have not survived, however this woman's head is not missing. She is looking backwards and wears a diadema, made of white lines. At the other side of the altar? there is another woman approaching it, having escaped the first Eros, but looking back to see him. She wears a white diadema and the same inscription is between her and the Eros. The scene is framed by two red, concentric lines (above and below the figures). The bottom surface is left reserved. Body: There is decoration of laurel stems and berries around the outer surface with details made of added white. This motif is framed (above and below with red, thick lines). The interior of both pieces is black. The feet have a black band on the side (ca 2 cm below their joining part to the body) and the rest of the surface is left reserved, apart from a black line at the rim. Half way up the inside surface of the feet there is a thin, black band. The base's central part is decorated with a broad black, circular band between thin black lines. 2003.94.0098.jpg
47.6.1 The Gorgon Medusa, in both shoulder panels. Area under handles is black. Side A: Achilles on black horse, alongside a red horse with an attendant riding on black horse behind. Troilos lies on ground. Side B: Achilles carrying Troilos toward alter made of bricks with incised lines (the altar might also be interpreted as a fountainhouse). Shrub in front of altar (fountainhouse) Pictures are in red, black, white with detail incised. Below shoulder zone are red and black chevron-palmettes; below this, animal frieze with goats, panther, winged creature and lion. Triangles radiating from base, foot is black and base reserved. Zones separated by bands. 2007.01.0060.jpg
TEMP.2007.3.52 Obverse: head of Apollo; Reverse: Numa before an altar about to sacrefice a goat 2007.99.0202.jpg
TEMP.2007.3.59 Obverse: head with cloth headress and moustache Reverse: male in toga with people behind, at an altar? 2008.02.0121.jpg
TEMP.2007.3.63 Obverse:head of Domitian with laurels as Augustus Reverse:lighted and garlanded altar
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