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There are 12 objects for which Decoration contains → amphora
2006.6.1 Coin of Alexander the Great, Obv: Head of youthful Heracles, wearing a lion-scalp headdress. Rev: Zeus seated on a throne to left, with eagle perched on right hand and sceptre in upraised left hand. Kantharos (or amphora?) under throne.
2007.10.2.84 Naked female crouching infront of an amphora, getting undressed. She's looks like she's washing.
2007.9.3.55 Child, probably a slave, pouring water(?) from an amphora onto an older man's feet. There is also a column to the right of the slave.
2009.8.150 An eagle abducting a young man. An amphora lying on the bottom. Zeus kidnapping Ganymed. Cast number: 4
39.8.3 Inside in frame of two reserved lines, one foot of figure astride a pointed amphora seen from the side and wreathed in ivy, inscription in red, retrograde, XAIP[E]. Relief contour; relief lines for ankle, handle stem of ivy. Exterior black, with small part of reserved pattern. 2003.21.0009.jpg
39.9.7 Underneath, between palmettes; A: Two satyrs around an amphora (oxypythmenos), the left satyr leaning towards and pushing the amphora, while the right satyr, also leaning towards the amphora, rests his hands on his left thigh; B: Two satyrs advancing to the right, the one in the rear holding either a branch with a heart-shaped ending, or a rhyton. The right satyr's stance makes him appear to be running. The rest of the vessel's body is black. The interior is also black with a reserved disk, 8.5 in diameter, containing a central dot and two concentric circles, the one close to the dot and broader than the other, which is closer to the edge of the reserved disk. Underneath, part of the base's hollow, conical surface of the stem is painted with a broad circular band. 2004.14.0009.jpg
45.10.22 a: The upper surface of the rim is reserved, although glazed. However, the side surfaces (internal and external) are black (apart from a reserved area that would not have been visible if the handle was not missing). The neck is also black on the inside, however, there is a perpetual motif of palmettes on the external surface. These are double palmettes (5 narrow divisions upwards and 5 similar ones downwards) that look as if chained together by a horizontal row of small rings and each such palmette is separated from the other by a vertical line with wider endings, while thin, curved lines (above and below) frame each palmette. The sides of the handle bear a black band each and there is also a thin line underneath them that contours the end of the neck. On the carination that divides the neck from the shoulder there is a thin line with added red colour. The shoulder bears a motif of tongues, divided by vertical lines, while a line underneath contours them. The motif does not appear under the surface of the handle. At some point underneath this pattern there is the beginning of another motif (black with 3 dots of added red and scale-like incisions). The interior of the rest of the vessel is reserved, since it is an amphora. b: It bears exactly the same motif as the previous neck bit. c: From the branch of a three-peaked floral motif there emerge two curved lines that are downwards and upwards, each forming an ellipsoid-shaped frame from whose lower (in the case of the curved line that goes downwards) or upper (in the case of the other line) endings form one floral motif each. The left one is a voluted palmette with 5 petal shaped divisions and the right one is a three-pointed flower, similar to the central floral motif, but bigger. Although the upper part of this pattern is not preserved apart from the starting point of the motives, it is certain that this would have been the heraldic motif depicted. Underneath this area there is a thin, black line and below that, a pattern of guilloche ( branches with tear dropped endings interwoven together) with a row of dots, framed (above and below) by two pairs of concentric lines. Towards the end of the fragment (which is also towards the end of the vessel) there is a radial-shaped motif, two lines and the rest of the surface is black. d: It is a part of the body's area that bears the guilloche pattern and the radial-shaped motif underneath, but one third of it is not preserved. e: On the left there is the upper part of probably a palmette (two endings of petal-shaped divisions). Next to that there is the depiction of a draped lower body part. The drapery is formed by the incisions on a black surface. There are diagonal incisions and wavy endings to denote the folds of an himation, as well as the lower termination of the chiton, which is suggested by two almost horizontal incisions, a wavy line and another horizontal incision. the drawing is detailed and clear. f: The part between the surface above the knees and a bit below the calf of a male figure that wears a short chiton (incised, wavy folds are visible above the knee), as well as grieves with out curving terminations (Hermes?) of added red colour, now fadded away. On his left there is the upper part of a palmette and on his left there is a diagonal line, with rows of dots on either side (characteristic of Dionysus). Very clear drawing. g: Half of the three-peaked flower, a bit of a black line and two petal-shaped motives. On the side, there is part of the dotted branch and what appears to be part of a figure's drapery (upper right body part ?), with some incisions used to render details. h: Between the lower body part of two figures there is part of the dotted branch. What is preserved from the right figure is incised lines and circles on a black surface. The left figure's drapery (peplos and himation ?) is preserved (below the waist), consisting of incised diagonal and wavy lines to denote the folds. i: A central male figure's (Dionysus) body from shoulder to legs is visible and surrounded by a dotted branch. He is standing between two figures. The male figure (there is part of beard with added red) on the left holds part of the branch with his palm (upper body without the head is preserved). The only visible part of the draped figure on the right is part of the legs. Incisions are used to render details. j: Apollo playing his lyre (kithara). The head (in profile, facing right), right hand and part of the god's front side of the body is visible, as well as the largest part of the lyre. Part of a dotted branch exists in the background. Incisions have been used to render the chords of the lyre as well as for the eye, contour of hair, ear and contour of the god's body, while a taenia (fillet) on his head is in added black colour. k: Only part of a thin, black line is preserved. l: two broad black bands that overlap at some point. Incisions and the ending of a dotted branch (part of draped figure?). 2008.98.0366.jpg
78.12.19 Shoulder is decorated with a moulded pattern of a vine, on the discus is a standing figure orientated with head towards the nozzle, holding a hydra in right hand and to the left is an amphora. Above the figures head, on the decline of the discus is a pattern of rays. Pale yellow wash. 2005.01.0097.jpg
84.8.2 Amphora stamp. Stamp is rectangular and letters are in relief and takes up most of the handle. There is a small hole in the break of the handle. 2002.97.0611.jpg
84.8.3 Amphora stamp. Stamp rectangular and takes up most part of the handle. Letters are still visible but worn. Small hole in break of handle. 2002.97.0614.jpg
84.8.4 Amphora stamp. Round circular stamp, with words around the outside of the circle and a picture or symbol which is difficult to make out in the centre. Stamp is on lower part of handle. There is a small hole on the break of the handle. 2002.97.0619.jpg
L.2005.7.14 Obv: Head of Athena Parthenos wearing a triple-crested helmet, within a border of dots. Rev: Owl standing atop amphora on its side, all within olive wreath. Monograms on either side of owl and ear of corn below (series viii). 2006.98.0001.jpg
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