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There are 4 objects for which Decoration contains → appearance
45.6.37 Streaky black glaze applied through dipping, so that a reserved band remains in the middle of the body. Reserved also on resting surface, interior face of foot, and underside. Streaky appearance and reserved section of belly suggest the presence of kiln supports during firing, as found on the example in Toronto (see discussion of dating, below). Black on the interior of the mouth. 2010.98.0159.jpg
50.4.19 Cup mouth with slightly out-turned rim and flat lip; narrow neck, bulbous body, broad raised base, and strap handle rising from the top of the neck, extending to the top of the body in a near right-angled shape. A slight ridge marks the join of neck and body. The body is decorated with 9 pairs of vertical grooves giving the appearance of a 'segmented orange'. Black glazed except on base, which is reserved and treated with red wash. 2003.37.0082.jpg
E.62.21 Ellisoid offering plate or tray with raised lip, pinkish in colour with appearance of dulled granite. Five models of food offerings on tray (e.g. ox head, bread, vegetables). Channels for drink offerings in T-shape, in one third of tray. These trays were placed the tomb to offer food for the deceased.
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
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