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There are 30 objects for which Decoration contains → areas
14.9.114 Small areas of white at the top of the right thigh, and to the left of feet, suggest that the figure was coverd with white slip (painted?). 2002.97.0408.jpg
14.9.46 Black decoration on the outer side of the handle finishing in a V shape at the false lid. The lowest part of the false neck also is decorated with black paint which has discoloured in fierinf process. False lid has a black disk surrounded by three concentric circles with reserved areas separating them. 2003.01.0091.jpg
2006.12.22 Unpainted areas crossed by thick bands of grey-blue, with thinner grey lines on top. Looks faded all over 2007.03.0916.jpg
2006.12.49 Likely originally black all over, now with areas of brown discolouration 2007.03.0931.jpg
2007.4.200 Very rough areas of brown-red paint; at edge of fragment is part of a geometric design.
22.3.4 Glaze fired partly to red and partly to greyish-black. Inside is reserved. Two high, curved handles black on top and reserved below. Under handles are crosses between pairs of vertical lines. On each side are four palmettes standing on four larger, inverted palmettes all joined with a chian and half a palmette at each end. In some areas are groups of very short incised vertical grooves. Below pattern are three bands and then black (faded to red) to foot and including top and side of foot. Resting surface is reserved as is base. 2003.97.0837.jpg
22.3.5A-B Glaze fired red throughout. On the body below flanged rim, is key below a broad band, on reserved base an incised spiral. Inside is reserved with a broad band immediately inside the rim and a line below it, at the centre are two concentric circles. Lid: around the rim the pattern consists of leaves surroundered by parallel lines. A broad band separates another pattern of palmettes and decorative tendrils. Another broad band of concentric circles leading up to an acorn shaped knob with ridge at its base. Knob is red around bottom but reserved at top. There are also areas of white and black deposits on knob and inside on the underside of the lid and at base. 2003.97.0895.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
34.8.12 The vase is black, both on the inside and the outside, with the exception of few, red lines. A sloping rim allows the lid to sit over the aperture. There is a reserved line on topside of the body, a red, carved circle and a groove around. There are also two, concentric carvings, one in the middle of the body's upper surface and the other one at its side. At the level where the body is divided in two areas there is a reserved line, while another one is apparent at the point where the body is narrower, above the point where it connects with the stem. The latter is divided in two areas by two, plastic, thin, red rings. Below, there are vertical ridges, one third the way down, wider towards the upper surface of the foot, whose larger part they cover with their moulded, tongue-shaped terminations. There is also a carved circle, surrounding these terminations. The foot is grooved and reserved in places. The surface underneath is irregularly painted black, with the central part reserved. 2005.88.0067.jpg
44.1.1 Rim: There are black tongues around the aperture and dots on the side surface of the rim. On the back of the handle there is a row of dots, framed by two, vertical lines. The neck and the surface below the handle is left reserved. At the base of the neck there are black, petal-shaped spots. Top surface: The aperture in the centre of the ring is black with additional concentric, black lines between reserved areas and a row of dots. Some of the lines have incised diagonal lines across. The reverse side bears a similar decoration but without the row of dots. Side surface of body: The main design is of an Ibex and Lion facing a central rock, made of horizontal bands. Added red is used for some parts of the ibex's body as well as for the some of the bands of the rock. 2003.06.0006.jpg
48.12.13 Rim of the neck is painted red on the inner side, the outer surface of the neck is painted brown. Two black lines on a white wash decorate the shoulder, the handles are painted black on their outer surface. The upper body is decorated with a red band at the top then (on one side) a white wash, followed (on both sides) by six black bands with reserved areas between them. The rest of the lower body is decorated with a dark red wash. 2008.99.0242.jpg
49.4.2 Woman with a fan and a ball, seated in a naiskos; kalathos on either side. The inner side of the rim bears a broad band (in the middle of the surface). The top surface bears traces of carelessly applied red colour. The edge is also black and its side surface bears a reserved line and a black line underneath, from which seem to be hanging short, vertical lines. The upper part of the neck is reserved, but bears a black band on its lower part. The rest of the neck is decorated with black colour, on top of which there is a tongue pattern in yellow (faded away) that contours the vessel (long, pointed on the bottom tongues). Below, there is a reserved line. Side A: The main scene depicts a female figure seated in a naiskos (monument with pediment, from whose upper part emerge palmettes and tendrils, epistylion, an ionic column on either side an top of a stylobates or crepis, the latter represented with a perpetual pattern of voluted motives and dots in between, framed by white lines, thin, black bands and white bands), on a diphros okladias. The woman is facing left, she is wearing a peplos, holding a fan with her right hand and a round object with the left one, below which there is a row of dots. She also wears a kalyptra and has her hair in a bun, from which emerge two wavy lines with round terminations. Behind her, at the level of her head, there is a window (square object with the middle part riddled). The naiskos is flanked by a kalathos on either side, decorated with black and yellow horizontal lines, tendrils and branches, as well as yellow tongues and yellow meander pattern. There is a row of yellow dots below each kalathos and a rosette on top. Below the row of dots underneath the left kalathos there is another rosette, whereas underneath the row of dots below the right kalathos there is a phiale. The details are executed with added yellow. The handles are black. The reverse is decorated with floral motifs: the area underneath the vertical handle is black, with an H-shaped black motif divided in two by a vertical line, on a round, brown background. The surface below the vertical handle depicts two fan-shaped palmettes, from which emerge elaborate, voluted floral patterns that expand to the surface below the horizontal handles. The lower part of the body is contoured by a wavy-like pattern on a brown background. The area below is black, although streaky on some areas, while the lowest part of the body is reserved but glazed. The foot is black, with a reserved resting surface. 2001.99.0150.jpg
65.6.1 The mouth (exterior and interior), larger upper part of the neck and the handle are black (uneven and at most areas reddish brown) apart from the upper surface of the rim, which is red. There is a grey line on the neck and the surface of the shoulder bears decoration of voluted palmettes with narrow divisions and tendrils, widely spread to fill the space. The upper part of the body bears a meander pattern between two pairs of brown lines (above and below). Every fourth meander the pattern is interrupted by a saltive cross with a dot on each one of the triangular surfaces around it. The meander pattern continues as far as the scene below it is depicted. Main scene: A young man, wearing underwear? is seated on his himation, at the left side of a two-stepped tomb or pedimental funerary monument (grave-stele). At the right of the scene, a woman wearing a black and red peplos is bringing offerings. There is a brown line below them and the rest of the vessel is black, with the exception of two exteremely thin lines that are reserved at the joining point of the foot to the body and the side surface of the foot that is red, although the slip has not been evenly applied on the whole of the surface. Lastly, the resting surface is reserved. 2003.95.0173.jpg
E.23.4 Inscribed band marking line of shoulder, three uneven lines around middle possibly created by string. Darker areas on the body denote a possible pattern/picture that has now warn away. Below this are four circular, grey patches with darker centres. 2002.98.0067.jpg
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:1942.5.6.2 Black glaze on top 2/3 of body; some accidental drips descend over the remaining third of the body, at the back. Some areas fired red.
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:1951.133.1 The surface is treated with a metallic black glaze, applied more casually (streaky) on the lower part of the body; reserved band just above foot and reserved (matte grey) underside except for a black concentric circle. There is a single incised concentric circle in the tondo. The iridescence and matte grey areas suggest that the lower part of the vase was (inadvertently?) exposed to (too much) heat, either in the factory or afterwards.
REDMG:1951.134.1 Black interior and handle; beneath each handle a palmette, flanked by tendrils; on each side a wave band, to right, above a woman's head, profile to left, surrounded by tendrils. Banded decoration below is comprised of a reserved band just below the figural scene, a pair of red bands above the foot, a red band on the upper surface of the foot, and reserved area at the centre of the underside. The common use of red stain to effect a red (ruddled) surface on reserved areas is highlighted in this example by the almost complete loss of black glaze towards the foot, where the ruddled intervening bands strongly contrast with the buff/reserved (formerly black glazed) areas. 2004.99.0768.jpg
REDMG:1951.138.1 Black band around upper part of knob, around rounded part of knob, and around middle of stem, as well as bottom of stem. Lid decorated with two women's heads, profile to left, between palmettes enclosed in triangles. Each woman wears a spiked stephane and a sakkos on her hair, as well as beaded earrings and necklaces and head. Added colour (yellow on white) for details of headdresses and jewelery. Reserved areas reddened.
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. 2004.99.0808.jpg
REDMG:1951.143.1 Shoulder decorated with yellow ivy wreath from which dangles an actor's mask at centre: white face to left with yellowish-brown hair, head and features. On either side, a pair of purple-red fillets with white dots and white strings at the bottom, inside long yellow dotted branches. White line around shoulder, above vertical ribbing. Otherwise black glazed except for reserved areas in uneven band around join of at bottom of ribbing, foot and underside. 2001.99.0005.jpg
REDMG:1951.157.1 Entirely black except for reserved line around edge of rim, ‘ribbed’ zone (comprised of five vertical lines in panel) at front of neck, and figural scene on the front of the body, and reserved underside at front half of lekythos (similarly the front half of the interior is reserved). Scene: double tendril, with a blossom emerging from the larger tendril; female head, profile to left; rosette in upper right field; small tendril in lower left field. The female wears her hair in a sakkos, tied at the back, from which emerges a tuft of curly hair around the ear. The reserved areas are ruddled, except on the underside. Some of the glaze beneath the handle has fired red.
REDMG:1951.158.1 Black except for the underside and an oblong panel at front, which encloses a palmette with a chevron heart and a raindrop in the field on either side. A row of14 black dots fills the top frame. Reserved areas ruddled, except for the underside. 2004.99.0782.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.77 Ovoid or tongue mouldings on the shoulder, not no the areas covered by the nozzle volutes or the area of the handle. Discus is surrounded by four concentric moulded rings, the filling hole is surrounded by three concentric moulded rings. The nozzles have on their outer edges large volutes, these terminate at the body with horse heads instead of the usual ? the termination by the tip is in the usual form. Within the base are three concentric moulded rings with a small nodule at the centre. Red glaze all over 2005.01.0270.jpg
REDMG:1964.1645.1 Handle, rim and part of body remaining. Interior surface appears to have been black but is now worn back to clay. Handle is oval, rounded and was painted black. Body part appears to have been unevenly painted/fired leaving areas reserved. 2006.20.0508.jpg
REDMG:1964.1666.1 Shiny dark red glaze with black areas fired. 2008.99.0216.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.6 The interior is black, but there is a reserved band on the fragments that come from the vessel's rim (a, b, c, d), which also bear a reserved band on the upper internal side of the rim. a) The black colour appears streaky (it varies from reddish brown to brown) on the rim (interior and exterior), as well as on the handle. The colour of the decoration appears brown and reddish brown on some areas. There is a broad band that bears two palmettes (one on either side of the double handle), while the surface between the two springs is reserved. On the left side of the fragment there is the right part of a motif (front legs of horses?). Below, there is part of a black line. b) The rim is black. Below, there is the upper part of a charioteer, riding a chariot with four horses (part of them is preserved). Details of the horses have been rendered with incisions. c) The rim is black, however the black colour is uneven and leaves part of the right edge of the fragment's rim reserved. Underneath a thin, reserved line, there is a palmette and next to it part of the line that contoured the spring of the handle. d) The rim is black. Below, there is a female figure's head and in front of her (at the level of her face) there is part of a curving branch, with dots on either side (part of wreath?). e) Part of a palmette, a black line and a black band. f) There is a dot in the middle of the resting surface, contoured by a circle. There is also part of a wide, band, between thin lines, above which, there is a graffito? in the shape of X. 2006.20.0464.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.7 The interior is entirely black apart from a, which, although black, bears a reserved band on the interior of the rim. a) The rim is black. Below that, the vessel bears the depiction of a symposium scene. On the left, there is the upper part of two draped male figures facing each other. Between them there is a carelessly rendered figure (background); a servant? and a branch with dots on either side. Another, identical branch can be found behind the person on the right. Next to that, there is the upper part of another figure (servant?) from whose arm another branch is hanging. He is facing right, towards a palmette (voluted with petal-shaped divisions), from which the beginning of a tendril seems to spring. There is also part of the bad that covered the back of the handle. b) The lower part of the male figures that face each other. They are draped and seated on similar chairs (diphros okladias). Below them there is a thick line and underneath, the beginning of a band. c) The lower part of another seated (on a similar chair), draped figure, with part of the thick line and the band below. d) The back of the handle is covered with black colour (carelessly rendered at some areas and streaky). The rest of the surface is reserved (but glazed), however, there are some spots on the handles's inner surface. e) The back of the handle is black, but the black colour is streaky at some areas, There is part of a branch on the right side. f) The back bears black colour. g) The back of the handle is black, although streaky on some areas. 2006.20.0406.jpg
TEMP.2007.2.39 Black glaze, chipped; some yellowed areas, probably from previous repair work 2007.10.0027.jpg
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