Ure Museum Database

There are 38 objects for which Decoration contains → appear
2006.12.15 One half of outside is grey lines on a white surface, in an unidentifiable pattern; Other half is hatched grey lines on white paint with brown spots in centre and red band just visible at very edge of fragment; all decoration appear faded 2007.30.0050.jpg
2007.10.2.302 Three female figures, two figures to the left standing, semi naked figure on the right is seated, middle figure also semi naked, two figures on either side appear to be helping the middle figure bathe left figure holding her hair and right figure touching her back
2007.10.2.309 Bust of a figure (male?) in profile facing right. The figure has long hair and wears a wreath (which type is not clear). He is dressed in a tunic which is fastened at the right shoulder, although the right side of the chest is revealed and appears quite muscular. There is some vague detail at both his back and chest. These appear to be a quivver and a bow, which would almost certainly identify the figure as Apollo.
2007.10.2.311 A large female figure reclines in the centre of the scene. She is dressed in robes and is wearing either a helmet or a cap (Phyrigian cap?). Her left arm is resting on a disembodied (bearded male) head and her left hand holds a staff which rests against her upper-arm or shoulder. Beneath the large female figure and to the left of the male head are two shapes which possibly represent boats or ships. These shapes might indicate that the portion of the scene below the female figure is in fact a river or the sea. In turn this might suggest that the disembodied head is emerging from the water (possibly identifying it as a river god). To the left of the scene a very small figure appears to be presenting the large female figure with something, possibly a basket or urn. A slightly larger figure, leaning on a stick, looks on from beneath a tree. Above the very small figures head are two animals (presumably intended to appear to be further off in the background). One at least of these animals is certainly a horse. To the right of the large female figure's head there is a representation of a stag. At the top of the scene in a central position are three shapes. It is unclear exactly what these are (possibly huts or houses of some description?).
2007.9.1.114 Displays an early modern style crest divided into three sections, the whole right hand side showing a lion surrounded by three crosses. Four more images on lions appear on the left hand side. The crest is topped by a large crown.
2007.9.1.18 Displaying three figures, the two foremost of which, a man carrying a shield and an almost naked figure with their back to us, appear to be struggling.
2007.9.1.86 Displays the front view of three horses who appear to be stabled.
2007.9.1.87 Displays two human figures who appear to be wrestling, surrounded by a simple lined border.
2007.9.2.3 Displays a winged woman in flight, her head bowed, and carrying two naked children in her arms who appear to be asleep. (Box Index = Personification of Night). Tray 5, layer 1, Gem 3
2007.9.3.70 Male head in profile facing left. Doesn't appear to look very young but is beardless.
2008.2.1.42 Two small winged and naked male figures. They appear to be fighting. One figure is on its knees on the ground an arm raised to protect its head, which the other figure (to the left) is striking.
2008.2.1.43 Three naked and winged figures, two of which are certainly male. Two figures on the left appear to be dancing or struggling. One is positioned behind the other forming a chiastic pattern. The third figure is on the extreme right of the cast, apparently walking away from the scene and carrying what appears to be a lantern.
2008.2.1.61 There are a large group of 10 figures, 5 are standing and 5 are seated. They are engaged in festivities; the second and third figures from the left are holding bowls and appear to be offering them. Behind the seated figures are two standing women who appear to be balancing baskets of fruit on their heads. The two figures on the far right of the scene appear to be playing musical instruments. The scene is framed by two trees, with their branches intertwined above the group of figures. Above the figures there are two small winged figures, possibly cupids.
2008.2.1.63 There are seven figures depicted, one the far right there appears to be a winged figure possible Eros. The male figure on the right next to the winged figure is sitting naked on a donkey, he is holding his right arm in the air above his head possibly in celebration. On the far left there is a male and a female figure possibly dancing, the female figure is holding what appears to be a cup. The third figure on the left is sitting on the floor and appears to be eating or drinking from a cup or bowl. The fourth figure from the left is playing a flute, on the right to this figure there is a woman holding a cup up in the air in her right hand and in her left hand she is holding a staff. They appear to be engaging in a celebration, possibly a drunken procession. The naked male figure riding the donkey is possibly identified as Dionysus.
2008.2.1.67 Profile of the left side of a female face. The hair is intricately curled and there appear to be snakes coiled within it.
2009.10.2.200 Two figures draped with cloth, male and female appear to be dancing he is holding a basket of fruit. Number 72.
2009.10.2.201 Naked man and woman ride a lion, they appear to be holding a bow and arrow. there is an inscription beneath.
23.11.31OO Profile figure facing the direction right. does not appear to be a Spartan warrior. possibly a Persian warrior or leader? face. helm and armour slightly visible though. defining feature is a ponytail at the back of his helm. not clear whether he is carrying any weaponry. representation of Persian King Darius or Xerxes from the Persian Wars? lead figures part of a large relief commemorating the war? or just used for ritual purposes with the flogging at the Temple of Artemis Orthia? pretty good condition. lead is an off-colour brown grey, similar to 23.11.31h. bears no similarity to the other lead warriors, as it is a lot thinner than them and lacks a shield. 2005.06.0099.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
26.7.4 Top of mouth one thick and four thin bands. Dots appear on side. Four horizontal lines appear on the handle. Daisy pattern on shoulder and below that three bands. Three warriors marching right in snowstorm, spears sloping forwards. Shield of central warrior blazoned with flying bird, other two divided vertically, one half red and the other brown. All figures and shields are incised. Six bands down to base. 2004.95.0069.jpg
26.7.5 On top of mouth are four equal width bands and on the side are dots. Horizontal bands appear on the handle. Daisy pattern on shoulder. Three warriors marching right in snowstorm; spears sloping forwards. Shields divided vertically by three incised lines; some added red paint. Below, three narrow bands, three wider and small inverted base. Large area left plain in the 'white style'. 2005.05.0043.jpg
31.6.1 Inside is black with a reserved band around rim and a central reserved circle with a black band and a black dot in the centre. Two rounded handles, black on the top and reserved underneath. Offset rim, is black and a small ridge separates this from the first bands of lotus and palmettes linked by chains with dots between. Below this is a band with group of narrow bands either side. Next band has animals (panther and horse / deer / goat / boar) some standing, some sitting and some appear to be fighting. Finally there is a red band with a group of black bands either side. Final band has rays, alternately oblique and outlined. Bands then red band around top of stem and black foot on top and side. Resting surface is reserved and the base is conical with a black band around rim. 2003.97.0857.jpg
37.11.8 The decoration is executed in a colour varying from dull black to brown, on pale buff ground. Rim: Concentric circles on the upper surface and spots (tongues) on the side one (stephane). At the joining point of rim and neck there is a band and at the upper part of the neck a horizontal row of spots. Central handle: Decorated with short, thick, leaning lines. Neck: An olive wreath, the ends of which meet at the front where there is a cluster of olives (?) (dots). Shoulder: There is another horizontal row of dots immediately below neck that seem to be hanging from a line. At the join of shoulder and body, there is a broad band in the middle of two thin, concentric lines. Body: In the front, between the two handles, an olive-tree branch, framed by (left and right) a vertical motif of a row of dots, a line, two rows of larger, ovaloid dots and another line. This motif can also be found at the other side of the handles, used to frame a linear pattern (from a short line appear to be emerging three longer ones. On either side a vertical line, which leans slightly towards the motif in the middle. From the centre of this line emerges a long, wavy line. Below: there are two, concentric bands and three more that are not very obvious(?). The handles are ornamented with large dots. The foot is black, but the colour looks uneven. Interior of neck: Two concentric circles. 2003.36.0007.jpg
38.4.3 Black detail faded to brown on pale buff background. Interior of mouth has faded remains of a 0.6 cm thick black circular band. The rest of the interior is reserved. The lip has indications of one, possible two extremely narrow black bands around the circumference. The neck shows signs of either having a very thick black band or several narrow black bands painted closely together. On the shoulder there are two narrow bland bands, then an 1.5 cm area of cross hatching which is surrounded on both sides by a broad black band. The handles appear to have been painted in black on the top and side, and reserved underneath. The main body of the pyxis consists of two narrow brown bands separated by the reserve, then a black band, the pattern is repeated once to the base. The base itself has a black band which overlaps from the body, then two groups of concentric rings, three in the inner circle, and four in the outer circle. 2003.01.0004.jpg
39.9.2 Inside is reserved in body but black fired to red on rim with a reserved band near top. Two handles with vertical grooves to make three section - black on top and reserved underneath. Neck has two rows of palmettes (lower inverted) and lotus buds on cable. Shoulder has framed tongues with ivy leaf and dot at each join. Body has similar scene either side. Side A shows combat of three warriors, with white detail on spear, helmet, shield and armour. Side B is similar but there are no spears, instead they appear to only have shields. Below is a broad band with narrower ones either side. Rays to foot. Foot is black and moulded with a reserved band around side. Base is reserved and conical. 2014.01.0002.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
50.4.20 Exterior and interior of neck in black glaze, base is reserved. Fourteen, unevenly spaced vertical incisions around the lower body. From above, the lip and handle appear to form a grape leaf shape. 2005.02.0003.jpg
50.5.2 The interior and rim are black, except for two red bands just inside the rim. The underside of the rim is decorated with a leaf-like band of design. The spaces between the attachment points of the handles are reserved. Palmettes occupy the spaces beneath each handle. On either side the figural scene is bordered right and left with tendrils spouting two quarter palmettes from volutes. Side A: A nude youth, standing profile to the right, with his left leg stepping on a rock, holds a stemmed plate in his upraised right hand (supported by his left hand). He faces a satyr, standing in 3/4-view to the left, who holds a bell in his right hand and a thrysos in his left; a himation is draped over his left shoulder and arm. Side B: Two standing, draped youths with walking sticks face each other. A reserved band, a reserved line, and a band of waves appear below the figural zones. The lower part of the body and base are black. Added white and yellow are used for details on both sides. 2004.04.0004.jpg
56.8.8 On the exterior of the rim, S pattern. A fight of three warriors between onlookers; on the left, an onlooker between two runners, on the right, a runner between two onlookers and at the back a floral motif (lotus-palmette cross?): Two semi-spherical palmettes chained in the middle by circular bands, dotted in the centre, and held on a columnar motif with similar (only more conical) palmettes as endings (top and bottom) by black strips. Many of the figures appear to be holding spears (in the case of warriors) or have in front of them the same attribute (long, thin, vertical or diagonal lines). There are variations in the rendering of armour, hairstyles and drapery, mostly executed by incisions. The scene is framed by bands, top and bottom. Above the top band is a reserved circle, a thin, red, circular band and then the vessel is black up to the base where there is another red circular band. The interior of the footring is black. The broad, reserved base has a black circle inside a black band in the centre. Additionally, there are six dots (four are bigger) placed randomly on the reserved area of the bottom. Interior: The surface is black from the rim to the tondo, except for two, red, concentric bands approximately 1 cm within the carination, and a similar red band framing the tondo. Inside the tondo is a representaion of a cock in profile to the right with a flower-bud emerging in the background. Red paint: tail, wings. Moreover, incised over the red ring surrounding the tondo there is a mercantile graffito (?). The handles are black but reserved within. The underside of the foot decorated with black dot at the centre, surrounded by black band and 6 black dots around it, uncanonically placed 2003.95.0104.jpg
57.3.11 Woman wears stephane and earrings. Features appear slightly archaic. 2003.98.0069.jpg
E.23.48 The internal beads are sewed in a diamond form. The ones on the outside frame the bead net. There's a sacred scarab in the upper area of the net. Beneath it, there are 4 ornaments/amulets, that appear to be the four sons of Horus. 2002.98.0258.jpg
E.23.51 A long flat beadm the top in rounded, the underside is flat and the edges appear to have been bluntly serrated. Turquoise in colour. 2002.98.0999.jpg
E.62.27 Coptic cross in bronze, probably early Christian usage. The cross consists of 4 inverted triangles pointing to a similar centre. The top point, two side points and the centre appear to once have had gemstones stuck to them, since there are remnants of the solder that held them on. On top of the cross is circular clasp to enable wearing. 2002.98.0997.jpg
E.62.44 At base of shoulders and top of body are incised diagonal bars between bands. Five panels go around the body and are separated by incised chevrons between bands. Two panels show designs of leaves - possibly palm leaves. Two other panels show a collection of pictures which appear to consist of three leaves or feathers, an ear of corn perhaps and other agricultural objects (?). The fifth panel shows similar things to the last two described with the addition of a triangle with horizontal incised lines through it. None of the panels is next to a similar one. There is a flat ridge at the base. Painted to almost have a wood effect.
REDMG:1935.87.22 Tongues emerging from mouth between two bands. Dots around the rim and tongues again on shoulder. Zigzag with two dots on handles. Main design is five warrior figures facing left, carrying large shields. Each shield is bisected with incised vertical parallel lines and coloured one half red and the other half yellow. The outer ring of the shield is brown, and the helmets which the warriors appear to be wearing are yellow. The base has two bands around tongues with two bands the other side.
REDMG:1964.1613.1 Dark red wash all over, around the discus is a rope effect pattern, the relief on the discus is obscured. The base has a raised ring around it which leads off up the back of the lamp towards the handle. Either side of the nozzle appear to be the start of a volute. 2005.01.0262.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.50 Eight berries which appear to have been burnt, with burnt pieces of corn.
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