Ure Museum Database

There are 68 objects for which Decoration contains → alternating
11.10.12 Ribbon handle with projecting ends. Inside is black with two red bands at centre. On turned-in rim, one black band (level with the bottom of the handle) and one red band. The body is decorated with black lanceolate leaves bordered on the outside by five lines alternating black and red, on inner by two lines and band in black. The foot is decorated with black band and, on the base, a wide red band, two thin black bands, two central bands and a dot. 2003.97.0241.jpg
13.10.17 The interior of the lip has a thick black line about 1.0 cm from the top, with black painted on the rim. The neck is painted with alternating red and black thick lines. The handle appears to have been painted in black on the top and sides, but reserved underneath. Around the middle, vertically to the handle there is a pattern of black cross-hatched lozenges. The rest of the body has a pattern of thin black and thick red concentric bands, ending in a circle with a black Maltese cross on either side of the vase. 2003.92.0048.jpg
2003.7.15 Piece of fragment made of red clay with pattern both sides. Fragment is slightly curved, with a small rim at the top suggesting it could be part of a decorative plate or bowl. Side A, which is possible the interior, has a broad black line at the bottom - possibly this was the colour of the interior, with five rough circles in a row, alternating black and red from the left hand side, painted on top of a white background. Side B has a similar broad black line at the bottom, with a broad white line painted at the top and several faded black vertical lines painted over the white. The shape of the fragment is rectangular, and it slopes to a point at the right hand side. 2007.03.1222.jpg
2008.7.10 Thick and thin alternating bands of brown glaze
2008.7.13 Black Brown and Purple alternating strips of glaze
23.11.31C2 The waistband of the figurine is striped, and the skirt is patterned with four vertical bands of alternating stripes and diagonal crosses.
25.9.2 The inside is black at the base and reserved up the interior walls. On the upper surface around mouth are alternating black and red tongues surrounded by double row of dots between lines. Outside these is black around the curved body down the stem to the foot. Black glaze badly fired revealing many colours. Side of foot is reserved as is resting surface and central base section which is flat but raised a long way inside the footring which is black inside. 2003.97.0811.jpg
26.12.10 Inside black with reserved line at top. Two handles are balck on top but reserved underneath. Outer surface top to bottom, black band on offset rim, ivy leaves, black line, inverted ivy leaves, black band, thin band, main design, three black bands, alternating red and black tongues, red ridge, black foot. Main design is similar both sides and shows a wedded pair in chariot with many onlookers or attendants of both genders. On far side of chariot is a bearded man between two women. Onlookers appear to be mostly in pairs. Women originally had white painted flesh. Clothing detail is incised. Foot is black on top but lowest point of side is reserved. Inner foot ring is black and base is reserved except for a black band in the centre. 2002.99.0029.jpg
26.12.11 Inside black with reserved line round lip and reserved disk with one black circle in the bottom. Handle is black on top and reserved underneath. Outer surface, from top to bottom has black band, ivy leaves, black band, inverted ivy leaves, two black bands, main design, three black bands, broad black band, three narrow bands, red and black alternating bars, black band, red ridge, black foot. The main design is similar both sides of Amazons fleeing a quadriga (four horse chariot). Four sirens, facing handles, one each side. Horses are black with detail in red and white. Lower part of side of foot reserved, as is resting surface. Inner foot ring black with base reserved except for a central dot and two rings in black. 2013.99.0133.jpg
26.12.15 Inside is black with a reserved line halfway down rim and a reserved centre circle with a black band and a central dot. The rim is vertical and offset slightly. Two handles are black all over. Outside design, from top to bottom is, black rim, lotus bud and dots linked with chain, black band with narrower bands either side, alternating buds and dots slighlty diagonal, black band with narrower bands either side, rays. At top is a red ridge that then leads to a ribbed and reserved stem. The lower half is black as is the top of the foot and the side. The foot has a thicker ridge around the edge resulting in a channel effect going all the way around it. The resting surface and conical base are reserved apart from the inner ring of the foot which is black. 2005.89.0017.jpg
26.12.7 Lip decorated with black vertical lines. Interior: Three concentric bands of red, each approximately 1.3 wide. There are three narrower concentric red bands at centre. Four small, round handles, arranged symetricaly, are decorated with the same vertical lines as on the rim. The body is decorated on with three bands: (1) vertical lines in red; (2) triangles filled in with cross-hatching alternating with small loops, each made up of three concentric semi-circles around a dot; (3) triangles inscribed with smaller triangles. Each band of decoration is separated by a triglyph compased of two thin red bands on either side of a thicker red band. There is a thicker red band towards the bottom of the foot. The edge of the foot is decorated with red vertical lines. Inside the flat resting surface are two concentric red bands. 2003.58.0008.jpg
26.12.9 Lip black. Exterior of handle balck and interior reserved. Shoulder: broad band at base of neck, from which hang bars with a white dot at bottom of each. Body: six ivy leaves above six lotuses, buds alternating with flowers with white outer petals painted directly on the clay. Remander of the body and the foot in black. Resting surface and base reserved. 2002.97.0585.jpg
26.2.16 Outside of body streay black carying in part to brown. inside, brick-red bands alternating with groups (six, four six) of thin lines of diluted glaze on a ground lighter still (very pale brown). On the reserved foot an incised N or M. 2003.45.0056.jpg
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
26.2.36 No finished edges. The underside is reserved but there is a small trace of a band in the lowest corner. The topside has possible traces of creamy slip. In the centre are six red on black alternating tongues and these are between two stalked and dotted rosettes. Above is the remains of a band with superimposed white and red on black and a similar band is below. 2013.04.0085.jpg
26.2.67 Lower part of bowl with trace of beginning of conical foot, outside: on creamy ground, bands alternating purple red and golden brown, Inside: on streaky brownish black, 3 groups of bands white- red-white, and between bottom, 2 groups of white daisy petals 2003.20.0003.jpg
26.2.70 Outside creamy white; line C. 1c, below rim showing clay-incised?, Inside, on black, row of large white dots, 2 white bands, white-framed tongues alternating black and red. 2013.04.0166.jpg
26.2.94 Outside, good black with reserved band on which are four black lines. Inside, part of border of medallion consisting of framed tongues, alternating red and black, a reserved zone with black lines and a dot band. 2003.20.0091.jpg
26.4.1A-B Lid are palmettes and tendrils, three ridges painted black and bars to edge which is slightly raised. Underside is black around edge and reserved in the centre. Body is black inside and on outer rim. Design on sides comprised of alternating palmettes and lotuses (three of each) joined by tendrils. Below is a broad black band, ridge with red either sid eand rays. Inset tripod foot which is black at top and red on outside but black inside feet. Base ruddled 2003.17.0001.jpg
27.4.12 Rim decorated with black lines/petals. Inside of bowl, there is a thick band and then two smaller circles, accentuated by thin black bands. The outer circle contains small black dots, the inner circle, a star shape made out of seven lines with a black dot in the middle. Underside of the rim, shows same line/petal motif as other side, but then there is only a thin band. Inside this is an alternating swastika and dot rosette pattern, and then another thin band. A thick black band is around the neck of the foot, the rim and base of which are not glazed. The foot has a thin black band just inside the rim. 2002.97.0239.jpg
29.5.1 Black inside and out with a red rim. Handle is black on top and reserved underneath. Red line, drawn unevenly around base of neck. Shoulder has five-leaved palmette (red and black alternating) between two onlookers dressed in black but holding red objects. Body has a hoplite between two pairs of onlookers. Red for hair, folds of himatia, helmet and greaves. White for shield device which is of a leaf and spots (now faded) on palmette. Bands beneath picture, black to foot and on top of foot. Resting surface and base are reserved. 2004.95.0044.jpg
29.5.4 Two bands on top of mouth and one on side. On the handle are five horizontal bars. Shoulder and bottom have a daisy/tongue pattern. On the body are four broad bands, alternating red for black and purple. All other areas are reserved. Base has small central concave circle. 2003.03.0089.jpg
34.8.4 Lip reserved. The neck, side and base of foot are coloured with red. Shoulder has two rows of radiating bars, the first row are shorter. On front of body only are bands of decoration, separated with a single black line, alternating with black grille, black key, grille, key, grille, black 'zzzzz'. Three reserved bands on black to base. Foot is black on top. 2003.12.0077.jpg
44.1.2 Black lip above reserved neck which has black tongues below fine ridge at base. Single handle is black on top and reserved underneath. Black lotus flowers with white outer petals alternating with black buds border the flat shoulder. The body has shiny black glaze with two red lines at top and another just above bottom of body. Disk foot is reserved around edge. Base reserved. 2003.97.0468.jpg
44.6.1 Clay and surface of vase ferruginous buff, black glaze fired in parts to a pale orange brown. Inside is black with traces of red bands and there are red bands on the inner rim. The upper surface has circular patterns of dots (lotuses?) alternating with vertical rows of dots. Below these and above the handle are three bands, red between two black. Below handles are two bands and another around foot. Three bands on base with central dot. 2003.35.0091.jpg
45.6.15 Black lip on mouth. Neck is reserved as is the underside of the single handle. Black tongues under fine ridge at base of neck followed by a circle of black lotus flowers with white outer petals alternating with black buds. Body has black glaze, rather ruddled. Two thin red lines at top of body just below shoulder and one two thirds of the way down the body. Black disk foot with edge reserved. Base flat and reserved except for a concave central circle. 2003.97.0390.jpg
45.6.17 Black mouth, black inside, reserved lip. Single curved handle black outside and reserved underneath. Bars at base of neck and lotus buds. At top of body are two rows of dots alternating black and white between black bands. Main design is of man reclining between two seated women. On couch beside him is a naked hetaira. Remains of branches with white fruit just visible. Figures are robed and detail is in white. Two reserved bands below on black glaze. Foot is stepped, side of both steps reserved. Base is reserved. 2003.12.0009.jpg
45.6.4 Brownish-grey in colour, apparently from burnt deposit. Shape is of a normal Corinthian kothon except that the handle is abnormally thick with no side projections. Inside, black bands in center. Turned in rim has black bands as does the top surface with four bands alternating thick and thin. Band near to foot. Base is raised and has two central circles. 2003.35.0088.jpg
45.6.58 Long narrow neck, pear shaped body. Grooves on body in alternating horizontal and vertical lines, short narrow foot with flat base. 2006.20.0174.jpg
45.6.6 Inside is reserved. On upper surface are black downward-pointing leaves alternating with smaller leaves pointing upwards. Underside is black with two reserved bands. Resting surface is black. 2003.97.0449.jpg
46.5.1A-B Lid decorated with three vertical black bands above palmette frieze. Body: dark bands on rim, narrow floral band consisting of ten alternating palmettes, six with lotus attached by long stem on right, two with lotus each side, two with none. Black at bottom of body and foot. 2005.89.0055.jpg
46.9.1 Mouth coloured black inside, outside, neck red. Handle black on outside and reserved underneath. On shoulder, black rays below fine ridge at base of neck, then lotus flowers - white outer petals alternating with black buds. Body has a silvery black glaze with two red lines at top, another just under the figure scene and another just in the junction with the base. In added white, bearded charioteer with two galloping horses. They are in profile to the left. He is holding the reigns of the horses. Naked with fillet on hair and belt, both shown incised. Row of white dots above the scene. Details of man's body and horses' incised. Disk foot has reserved edge, base is reserved. 2003.92.0149.jpg
48.12.3 Interior black glaze, except a reserved band just inside rim. Upper body reserved with darker red and black decoration; Three horizontal brown lines around the outside rim, six sets of five vertical lines spaced evenly around the upper body alternating with four occurrences of three concentric circles surrounding a central dot. Three horizontal lines below it separate this section from the lower body which is black except for one reserved band in the middle. Handles are a darker reddish brown (2.5YR 4/6). There is an incised cross on the inside of one handle only. The slightly flared foot is also black with a reserved resting surface and underside. 2002.97.0519.jpg
49.1.2 The vessel is covered in black except for decorative bands at the lower part of the neck (red with black vertical lines) and the shoulder (egg-and-dot), the figural scene in the body zone, a frieze (stopt maeanders alternating with cross squares) below the figural zone, narrow bands at the join of body and foot as well as on each step of the foot, and the underside. The scene depicts a nude youth standing in a relaxed pose, 3/4-view to the right. He holds drapery, bunched up, under his left arm, and seems to converse with a drapped woman seated to the left on an undulating rock. She holds a mirror in her right hand. Both are diademed. A small, winged Eros flutters above them, and he has crowned the youth. A single branch emerges from behind the rock. Next comes an older Eros (depicted as an adolescent) seated near profile to the left (the seat is no longer visible), holding an opened box (the type that was used to house alabastra such as that which he decorates, according to Trendall and Cambitoglou 2.605). In the upper left field there is a rectangular motif with a short, black, vertical band on it (perhaps a window), and in the upper right field (behind Eros) a four-part rosette (rodakas) next to a strigil. Below, there is more vegetation. Relief dots detail xxx and added white has been used for xxx. 2004.13.0014.jpg
50.10.2 Interior glazed black. The rim is decorated with black dots (possibly modern?). The walls are decorated with a floral frieze, consisting of 9-petal palmettes alternating with vertical tendrils (one of which is single and 5 of which are comprised of interlocking ss), framed above and below by two black bands. The lower part of the body is decorated with a thick black band, between two reserved bands. The foot ring is decorated with black bands on the vertical surfaces. The underside is decorated with a narrow black band around a central black dot. 2008.98.0344.jpg
50.12.30 Interior largely unpainted with thin black painted line directly on rim and below it a wider band. Exterior has a small motif that appears to join the rim slightly to the left with a single line and becomes a small circle and then from the base of the circle a line becomes a series of tight curves alternating with tiny dots. 2003.98.0229.jpg
51.1.1 Glazed on the interior. Exterior: thick band on underside of rim and top of body; a figural and floral frieze, between a pair of thin bands. depict vertical 6-7 petalled palmettes, alternating between upright and inverted, joined by tendrils, and a silhouetted rearing lion, profile to right. Lower part of body glazed black, fading to brownish-orange; brownish-orange band overlapping from inside of foot to resting surface. 2002.97.0233.jpg
51.7.16 Black mouth inside out, except for reserved top surface of the rim, exterior of handles, interior reserved and underside of the foot black; Between the handles are double (mirrored) lotus-enclosed palmette friezes, enclosed between red lines. Below the ridge at the base of the neck are alternating red and black tongues. Beneath each handle is a vegetal design comprised of three lotus buds, each arranged at right angles to each other, so that their stems form a diamond that encircles a dot, yet extend to four palmettes (two above and two below) that flank the figural zone. Beneath the figural zone is a series of friezes: two lines; a maeander (Greek key) to left; two lines; a frieze of upright leaves interlinked by arcuated stems; two lines; rays extending from the base. The preserved part of the base is entirely black. Side A shows a quadriga (four horse chariot) wheeling around, so that the front of the horses seem to pass a crouching warrior holding out a spear at a near horizontal. The helmeted charioteer holds a large shield. Side B shows a helmeted warrior, standing between two attendants. The warrior holds a shield with a lion-head sema, wears a chlamys, and holds a pair of spears at right angles. The (male) onlookers, both bearded, wear himatia that enclose their arms, and each holds a staff upright. Detail is incised on both designs. Top of foot and side are black and the underneath is concave and black. Added red on horses' manes and the contour of the shield. 2001.99.0160.jpg
52.3.4 Interior: black spots on lip; alternating black and reserved bands on interior (restored), surrounding a tondo decorated with sphinx, profile to the right. Exterior: Rim decorated with a band of zigzags, slanted to the right; body decorated with an animal frieze, above two thick black bands; exterior of handles and foot glazed black (restored). The animal frieze shows (from under the preserved handle): a water bird, left wing outspread, profile to the right; billy-goats (4) grazing profile to left, alternating with panthers (3), profile to the right, each with left forepaw raised and head frontal; spots of varying sizes in the field. 2004.07.0009.jpg
53.8.2 Polished black surface. Relief decoration (exterior): three ridges with incised zig-zags on the middle ridge; four lions (incised details, especially on faces and tails) alternating with four moulded tongues; three ridges with incised zig-zags on the middle ridge. 2008.99.0710.jpg
56.8.5 Black pointed knob with moulded purple ridge at base, in centre of lid. Three black bands, tongues alternating black and purple, three bands, broad black band with superimposed purple line on each edge, three black lines and then a ridge. The rim is lower after ridge and has a chain of interlaced black lotus buds with dots between each one. Underside is reserved with a rim for top to sit in lid. Centre is concave with a hole in the middle below knob handle. 2003.92.0217.jpg
56.8.6 Interior: black not carefully applied , not lustrous. Purple band towards the the edge framed by two thinner black bands. Exterior: around rim black band with white dots; Animal frieze on the bowl. Four swans (water birds), facing right, alternating with incised rosettes. Background filled with small decorative patterns of undefined shape that often bear incisions. Black band below. Black stem and upper surface of foot; reserved groove on vertical surface of foot; reserved underside. Added purple and white on the birds' wings and the rosettes. 2010.98.0102.jpg
60.8.2 Decoration in panel, shoulder: Two black lotus flowers (fired red) with white sepals alternating with buds (purple). Body: mantled woman in profile standing to right holding wreath between two mantled male figures. Black dots decorate part of their garments. The rest of the body is very patchy and is both red and black. Base is reserved. 2002.97.0709.jpg
61.6.5 Lid reserved except for beveled interior of knob top, exterior surface of knob and stem, top of lid, where knob is attached, which is encircled by a black line, then a floral band, comprised of alternating 3 11-petal palmettes with 3 5-petal palmettes (or lotuses), then a black band on the vertical surface of the rim. One-handler glazed on the interior, handle, zone between handle attachments, lower part of body (below handle attachment, and ring foot except for reserved resting surface. The upper part of the body is also decorated with vertically arranged zigzags, while the underside is decorated with a 'bull's eye', that is, a central black dot, surrounded by a small black ring. 2002.97.0677.jpg
68.12.2 Decorated with streaky black glaze, which becomes dark red in placces. Knob black glazed on exterior of two recesses, side, and underside, as well as stem and inner part of domed top. Beyond this a frieze of 9-leaf palmettes alternating with water birds, profile to the left, with intervening spots between palmettes and swan. This frieze is surrounded by a band of vertical bars between two glazed bands. The underside is reserved. 2002.97.0272.jpg
69.7.1 The inside of the mouth is black and the aperture is marked by a thin, black line. The lip is decorated with black tongues, with intervening white dots. There is also a zig-zag band on the vertical surface of the rim. The neck is black. The back of the handle is decorated with a voluted palmette (incised) with tongues (black and reddish) on the top. From the ankle, just below the neck, emerge alternating black and red tongues (contoured with black lines). The foot itself is entirely covered in a thonged sandal that ties at the front with a ring-shaped knot. The sandal is indicated with relief straps that are painted in reddish-brown colour. The edge of the sole (crepis) is decorated with two rows of black dots. The base is reserved. 2005.88.0054.jpg
81.9.1 Surface decorated with red slip. Two narrow black bands around bottom of neck, with six sets of narrow black vertical bands (alternating from three to four) extending down from the neck to the base; each set of four bands has a vertical row of small circles down the centre. 2003.94.0042.jpg
85.3.1 All around the neck (except where the handles would have been attached) is a band of chained together, inverted teardrop shapes and dots within two black lines. Main decoration on body consists of two bordered figural scenes; Side A: Dionysus on donkey led by boy; Side B: Hephaistos (Dionysos, according to Mannack) on donkey led by boy. Both scenes are bordered by two lines of vertical dots between three vertical black lines at the sides, and a series of alternating thick and thin vertical black lines above. At the bottom of the body is a band of upward pointing rays. 2007.01.0097.jpg
REDMG:1926.99.59 The interior and the rim are coated with a streaky black glaze. Exterior: dots, black band, floral zone comprised of inverted lotuses alternating with palmettes, both rising from volutes, black band, double band of alternating black dots. Reserved resting surface and underside, except for two concentric red bands, one on interior vertical wall. 2004.99.0779.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.17 (a) Pyxis: unpainted inside. From top to bottom, bands, tongue pattern repeated, bands (red and black of varying widths: two broad red bands within a group of four thin black lines; lower, a black band), red foot; concave base. (b) Lid: central knob with bands and bands on neck. Shoulder pattern is tongues with alternating red and black coloured centres. Bands on edge of lid.
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:1947.13.1 Black mouth inside and out, otherwise reserved inside. Below the rim, on the lip, is a white laurel wreath, to right. On neck, between black handles, a 9-leaf palmette, with a black dot for heart and black dot on either side of central petal; black ridge between two black lines; frieze of vertical bars beneath each handle; beneath each handle a large palmette above a pair of volutes, from which emerge vegetal ornament. A: Attenuated ovolo frieze between two black lines; white ribbing (painted); two reserved bands; floral frieze with white head, to left, at centre, emerging from a calyx from which emerge also tendrils, berries, volutes, and blossoms; reserved frieze; scene. B: Continuous maeander to right, between two pairs of lines; black ribbing (painted) between two black lines; flanked by vegetal ornament, from which emerges quarter palmettes and volutes, a female head, profile to left, wearing white stephane, and white sakkos, from which emerges curly black hair, at front and black; white drop earring on an inverted triangle. Below the body zone, around the entire vase, is a decorative band consisting of dotted cross squares (1) alternating with stopt maeanders to left (3) between two reserved bands; black below. Scene, A: A woman, standing in 3/4-view to the right, with head profile to right, hair emerging from the back, a sleeveless, belted chiton, a himation draped over her left arm, a pair of white slippers, holds a palmette fan, with white detail, in her upraised left hand, and a branch (similar to a thyrsos) in her left hand, at a diagonal. She also wears a white stephane and a sakkos with black and white detail, from the back of which emerges a tuft of hair, a white beaded necklace between two thin chains (rendered by black lines), and white snake bracelets on each arm. She faces a naiskos enclosure, decorated in gilded white, with thin Corinthian columns and a black pediment, on a podium decorated with a simple continuous maeander to right, between a two pairs of white lines. Enclosed within the naiskos is a warrior, rendered in white with yellow details, seated in 3/4-view to the left, on a himation, with his legs crossed, and his left elbow resting on the back of his seat. He holds a crested helmet in 3/4-view to the right, at which he stares, and a diagonal spear in his left hand. On the ground below him is a small shield. To the right is a nude youth, standing in a reclining pose, 3/4-view to the left, wearing a white fillet in his hair, and white slippers. He holds a himation, bundled up around his left arm, and an opened box as well as a dotted, fringed sash, in his right hand. A thin rectangular element, perhaps a dagger, emerges from the opened box. A (heart shaped) ivy leaf hangs in the field above him. White dotted lines indicate the groundline between all figures. Details on the shoulder rays and, ornaments in the field, and all figural scenes are rendered in added white, sometimes 'gilded' with yellow wash. 2005.90.0016.jpg
REDMG:1951.113.3 Black glazed except for reserved areas: lower part of body, reserved (interrupted by a black line); upper part of foot, and underside (resting surface glazed black except for a reserved band). Back decorated with a (white) wavy ivy garland beneath handle; front decorated with two incised lines, egg-and-dot frieze on which eggs are surrounded by incised lines; another pair of incised lines; waves to right, garland from which hang alternating fronds and bunches of grapes, with longer sprays at sides; on a pair of dotted groundlines stands a bird (wren?), profile to left, between two flowers.
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:1951.140.1 Upper surface of rim reserved, black ridge, and outer edge of lip decorated with a wave pattern to right; black below lip, on neck and on handles except forward handle attachments (on horizontal handles) decorated with rays; reserved patches beneath horizontal handles. Lower part of neck decorated at front with a short laurel wreath, to left, between two narrow reserved bands. Beneath the figural scene is a groundline comprised of a frieze of alternating maeanders (three) and saltire squares (one). Narrow reserved line at join with base, bottom edge of base, and underside. The figural scene is framed between a tendril, above the left handle, and a larger vegetal ornament, from which emerges a lotus bud. A Youth stands in 3/4-view to the right. He is nude, except for drapery slung over his bent right arm and held in his lowered left hand, and a white taenia on his head. He also holds a staff in his slightly upraised right hand. At centre is a bird (crane), seated in a perirhanterion (basin), supported by a fluted, tapered column, with a dotted capital, on a two-stepped base. The steps are decorated with small black spots and thin diagonal lines that suggest a marbled appearance. On the other side of the perirhanterion stands a woman, in 3/4-view to the left, with her weight on her right leg and her left leg relaxed. She wears a belted, sleeveless chiton, double bracelets on each wrist, a beaded necklace, and a spiked stephane, as well as a short pony tail. She extends her right hand to the bird and holds a box, decorated on the sides with black spots and lines, and three white spots on top, in her slightly upraised right hand. Above the bird is a rectangular frame (sometimes called a window but perhaps a votive plaque); above the box is a cogwheel. Most of the reserved areas are darkened with red wash, and the jewelry and other details in added white. 2004.99.0810.jpg
REDMG:1951.148 Black interior, handles, neck and body except for decoration in panels (black figure in neck panels; red figure in body panels). Upper surface of rim decorated with ivy spray, with 3-dot clusters between ivy leaves; palmettes on tops of handles; ivy spray on lip, with palmettes at tops of handles; wave pattern to right on overhanging lip. Neck panels decorated with double ivy spray, on which 8-dot clusters alternate with leaves. Body panels bordered by rays (above), double rows of dots between black lines (sides), and band of stopt meander (4) alternating with dotted cross-in-square (1) (below). A: Youth wearing hairband, short-sleeved, belted chiton, and mid-calf boots, stands in 3/4-view to the right; he holds a pair of spears upright in his right hand and a wreath in his left hand, held slightly ahead of him; a chlamys is draped over his bent left arm. A warrior is seated 3/4-view to left, on a curvilinear seat (stones?). He is dressed identically to the youth, although with a plumed conical helmet. He holds a large phiale in his outstretched right hand, and his pair of spears in his upraised left hand. Behind him stands a woman in 3/4-view to the left. She wears a belted, sleeveless chiton, a kekryphylon (hair), pearl earrings, a beaded necklace, two bracelets on each wrist, and holds a fillet in her outstretched right hand and a situla in her lowered left hand. In the field above the figures are a four-petal rosette between two boucrania. B: Three draped youths in conversation, the middle one, standing profile to left, leans on a staff with his outstretched right hand; the other two youths face him. Halteres in upper left field and and bull’s-eye in upper right field. Much of the interior and side B are misfired orange. 2003.93.0269.jpg
REDMG:1951.150.1 Black except for decorative bands and figural scene on either side, and reserved band at lowest part of foot, as well as reserved underside. Neck decorated on either side with a laurel band, between two reserved bands. Beneath figural scenes are decorative bands, comprised of stopt maeanders (3) alternating with saltire squares (1). A: A female figure, juggling 8 eggs and advancing profile to right, faces a youth, advancing in 3/4-view to the right, but turning his head profile to the left. The woman, wearing a sakkos, tear-drop earring, beaded necklace, belted, sleeveless chiton, and two bracelets on each arm. The youth, nude except for a wreath around his head and a chlamys slung over his left arm, holds a large palm frond in his left hand and a phiale, at waist level, in his right hand. Above the phiale are 7 eggs (slightly smaller than those juggled by the woman). Bull’s eye (above) and tendril (below) in field between them. B: Two draped youths, face each other in conversation; between them a window (above) and a stele (below); the figure on the right supports himself on a staff that he holds in his right hand. Added white and goldish-yellow on side A, for jewelry, balls, phiale, wreath, and vegetation. The saltire square have short lines in place of dots. The right-most saltire square on A is replaced with a box of vertical lines. 2005.99.0161.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 doesn’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
REDMG:1951.161.1 Black interior, except for two reserved bands, at the top and bottom of the everted lip. Under the rim is a laurel wreath, to left, between two reserved bands. Beneath the figural scenes and surrounding the lower part of the vase, is a decorative band, comprised of stopt maeanders (3) alternating with saltire squares (1), between two reserved bands. The handle zones are reserved, and ray bands decorate each handle attachment; beneath each handle is a palmette, between two tendrils. Reserved bands decorate the base, on the groove at the top, and on the bottom; the underside is reserved. A: A woman and a youth advance in 3/4-view to the right. She wears a stephane, a kekryphylon with ribbons, a beaded earring and beaded necklace, double braceless, a sleeveless, belted chiton, and slippers. She holds a tympanon (drum) in her upraised right hand and a kantharos, in her upraised left hand, which she lifts from a tray held by the youth, in his right hand. There are three white dots on top of the tray. He is nude except for a yellowed fillet, a thick white necklace, and a robe draped over his right hand. He turns his head profile to the left, to face the woman, and also holds a fillet in his outstretched left hand. There is a grape cluster in the upper right field. Added colour (white with yellow) is used for the jewelry and slippers. B: Two robed youths in conversation, stand profile towards each other, each with his weight on his left leg. Both are enveloped in their himatia except for their right hands; the left-most figure holds a staff in his advanced right hand, while the other figure gestures to him, with his upturned right hand. There is a bull’s eye in the field between them. 2005.90.0006.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.13 Black glaze, inside and out. On shoulder, below handle, five close-set red bands between two pairs of thin white lines. Two-thirds down body bands of alternating colour (white, red, white, red, white); trace of red line at top of foot; reserved foot and underside.
REDMG:1953.25.22 Mouth black inside and out, with a reserved lip; reserved neck; black on exterior of handle; band of black vertical bars above band of black rays on shoulder. Body, top: black line. Body (at front, only): black line; two rows of black dots alternating with white dots; two black lines; figural scene. Body, below: two black lines, black band, black line, black to foot and on top of foot; black on torus; otherwise reserved. Figural scene depicts a charioteer, dressed in a white tunic, driving a quadriga profile to right; the horses raise their forelegs as they pass a white meta (post). Another figure, possibly Athena, with helmet and spear, runs alongside the horses, so that (s)he is obscured by them. 2005.99.0074.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.23 Mouth black outside; reserved neck; black on exterior of handle; band of black vertical bars above band of black rays on shoulder. Body (at front, only): black line; two rows of black dots alternating with white dots; two black lines; figural scene. Body, below: black band, black line, broad black band, black line, black to foot and on top of foot; black band on lower part of concave element; otherwise reserved. Figural scene depicts a male figure wrestling a bull. The figures are flanked by trees with black and white fruits and thin vines. The hero’s clothes hang on the left tree and his quiver hangs above him. While this scene might depict either Herakles with the Cretan bull or Theseus with the (same) bull of Marathon, the incisions on the head covering (slightly stippled) suggest that this is a schematic rendering of Herakles’ lion-scalp helmet. Added white is used for the rendering of details such as fruit on trees, as well as the forepart of the bull, and his tail, while incision is used to indicate the drapery, quiver, and musculature of the hero, as well as his head covering. On attribution, cf. CVA Cambridge 1, pls. 22, 21. 2005.99.0076.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.27 Handle black on exterior. Shoulder: inner band of black tongues and an outer circle of rays, black alternating with white. Black body and upper part of foot; two red lines, one at top of body and one 2/3 down the body. 2005.99.0085.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.65 Black band on mouth; upper surface of lip decorated with purple band above black band; neck reserved except for black band above ridge; body: alternating black, purple and orangey-brown bands, some applied in thin gloss; base reserved.
REDMG:1997.209.4 Mouth black on inside, with reserved lip, black exterior; outer part of handle black but otherwise reserved; shoulder reserved with band of dots above a band of rays reaching to the carination. Body: band of fat palmettes, decorated with slender white lines arcing over the the palmettes, and incisions, alternating with long lotus petals, above a 'cable'; black band; reserved band; black zone in lowest part of body and upper part of foot; lower part of foot and underside reserved. 2004.99.0919.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.9 Rim section of a bowl. Exterior white with a band consisting of twin brown lines with alternating black and white rectangles interior along the top .3. There are two small blueish sploches marring the otherwise well preserved surface. Interior is black over white. The white shows through in a line along the edge for about .2 and then there is a brown line, and under this the rest of the background is black. Near the top of this black section is a set of white lines with white dots set in between them at regular intervals. Under this pattern is another thin white line. Under this is on part of a triangle pattern consising of a white outlined triangle with a white line forming a second triangle within the first and a red dot at the center of the triangle.
TEMP.2003.7.7 Fragment from the central part of a bowl. Interior brown, with three pairs of white lines beginning about 1.5 from the top, 3.0 from the top, and 4.0 from the top. Under the second set of lines, are three white tear drop shapes that used to surround the center. Exterior white with pattern of alternating red and yellow/brown lines .2 to .8 apart.
TEMP.2003.8.1 (a)Part of the rim of an open jug of some sort. The inside segment of the rim is painted black, with numerous small bits having been chipped off. Moving outwards, the rim consists of the inside of the pot wall, which then splays out in a flat top rim, and then falls down again in a second wall that is left dangling from the outer rim. So, moving from the inside outwards on the underside, there is a valley of about 1.0 wide and 1.5 deep until the top of the second rim (which is peaked) is reached. The outward facing side of this downward pointed rim consists of alternating lines of black dots and thin black lines which run around the entire outer diameter of the rim. There are two rows of dots and two lines, alternating which each other, all of which are heavily worn. The top part of the rim, which would be facing upwards if the pot were complete, is about 2.2 wide and flat, marked with black raised lines that repeat about every .3 and which start at the outer edge and are 1.7 long, and painted black. These lines are heavily worn. There are also two significant chips in the top of this rim, each about 2 long. (b)Another part of the same rim to the same vessel. The same dot and line pattern runs around the outer diameter. On top the lines which are thicker at the end pointing into the pot are repeated, a palmette decorates the larger flat area of the handle region.
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