Ure Museum Database

There are 46 objects for which Decoration contains → arms
13.10.10 White-painted, with black linear patterns. At front of neck, female figurine, to hip level. Beak-face, prominent breasts, arms curled round them, hand on mouth. Black linear decor, painted circles resembling eyes, black dots or rings on breasts resembling nipples, zigzag decoration within border at base of figurine. 2008.03.0032.jpg
13.10.14 Naked standing female in relief. The figure has short hair, fastened up, broad shoulders, arms close to her sides, and legs together. 2008.99.0100.jpg
14.9.118 Dressed in long chiton, wearing necklace, earrings and a veil covering her head. Stumplike arms and her lack of feet suggest she may have formed part of a ring of dancers originally on a plinth. 2008.99.0026.jpg
14.9.90 Female figure, clad in himation, with head turned to left. Has arms outstretched, as though holding hands in a circle. Vine with leaves in the field.
2007.1.10.59 Portrait in profile of man facing right, baring his arms, his left hand is holding part of the loin's skin draped from his head. His right hand is holding a club.
2007.10.1.26 Naked man holding possibly cloth in both arms. A small winged child behind him (on the left) Cast number 90
2007.10.2.104 Naked male figure facing left. He is carrying something, possibly a small child, in his arms.
2007.10.2.115 Satyr holding something in his arms, possibly a baby.
2007.10.2.264 Two figures, a half-nude female seated, with her hand outstretched toward Eros, who is half hovering in the air before her, his arms outstretched towards her hand as if reaching for her. She is possibly Aphrodite.
2007.9.2.18 Displays a winged man who is holding onto a mostly naked woman who is reclining on the ground and whose arms are held up around his head. Similar to the statue of Cupid and Psyche by Canova. (Box Index = Amore, e Psiche / Love and Psyche).
2007.9.2.23 Displays three women, standing together with their arms around each other, mostly naked except for one piece of cloth wrapped around them. Some Greek writing around the outside. (Box Index = The Three Graces).
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
2007.9.2.4 Displays the seated figure of a woman on the left hand side, her arms outstretched, being handed a child by Hermes, standing on the right. (Box Index = Mercury giving baby Bacchus to a Nymph of the covern of Nysa). Tray 5, Layer 1, Gem 4
2007.9.2.9 Displays three cherubs in flight with their arms around one another. (Box Index = Group of Cupids). Box 5, layer 1, Gem 9
2007.9.3.159 Female bust in profile. She appears to be holding something in her arms.
2007.9.3.20 Displays a centaur sitting on his hind legs, his arms around a man standing next to him, whilst another figure in the background plays a pipe.
2008.2.1.58 A male figure standing on one leg, possibly dancing. His arms are outstretched, over his right arm there is an animal skin and in his left hand he is holding an elaborate staff. His head is thrown back against his left shoulder.
2009.10.2.241 Nude Aphrodite standing with drapery over her arms, holding an arrow and accompanied by winged Eros. Number 31
2009.10.2.392 kneeling nude male figure wearing a cloak and carrying an unconscious nude female in his arms, with a club at his feet and his cloak flying out behind him. Number 48
2009.8.46 Crouching Aphrodite/Venus. A young woman kneeling and covering her nacked body with her arms. Inscription on the bottom. Cast number: 150
2009.9.169 A naked young man with a cloak and club (?) in his right hand, with the other he touches the shield which lays on a pile of arms. On the shield is the head of the gorgo Medusa. Maybe Perseus. Cast number: 4
2009.9.170 A young naked man holding a cloak in the right hand and with the other he touches a shield lying on a rock with the head of the gorgon Medusa. On his right side, there is a pile of arms. Maybe Perseus. Cast number: 5
2009.9.38 Monkey like figure with a long penis between its legs, holding up both arms with fingers that look like feathers. A bird maybe even a hawk sitting on its head. There are stars above each hand and a twig above the head. Cast number: 52
22.3.33 The fragment bears the depiction of a youth in three-quarter face, while drawing a bow. What is illustrated is the face, except for part of the hair (left side), part of an himation over his left shoulder, the arms (the right one before the hands, the left one before the forearm), the chest and the left side of the abdominals?, behind which emerges the ending of the himation. The cheek and the back have been executed with relief contour, whereas thinned brown glaze has been used for part of the hair. The interior is black, with a reserved band ca. 1 cm wide. 2004.11.0009.jpg
22.9.1 Black lines decorate the body in geometric patterns. Front, from bottom to top: vertical rays, two horizontal bands, 7 vertical rays; two horizontal bands; 6 vertical zigzags; 2 horizontal bands; 12 or 13 short rays; one horizontal band (across maximum width, where 'arms' are extended); necklace consisting of horizontal band with pendant (disk with line extending from bottom). Head decoration is limited to wavy hair (5 vertical zigzags all around), 7 rays on the polos, 3 horizontal bands on the coil; and two eyes, on either side of the 'nose'. Otherwise reserved. 2004.08.0002.jpg
22.9.8 Horse and rider - man (?monkey). Solid. Clay pinkish, decorated in black stripes, both vertical and horizontal on horse. Man has a band round waist, arms and back. The top of his head is black. 2007.02.0012.jpg
34.8.13 Standing nude male, arms at sides. Legs apart, right knee slightly bent. Clay light brown. Plentiful red colouring. Solid; rectangular base. 2004.95.0058.jpg
39.9.1 Short narrow neck of jug is glazed black. Handle begins at top of neck and carries on to top of the body. The part of the jug joining the neck and the body, has a palmette design on it, in a circle. This circle is broken for the black part of the handle. There is a large palmatee decoration underneath the handle, where it ends on the body of the jug. Body of jug has red-figures on it. Starting from right-hand side of the handle, going from left to right: First figure looks like a women in traditional Greek clothing, kneeling down. She is facing right. The figure to the right of her looks like a naked man with wings. He is standing on one leg and facing right. He is reaching one of his arms out. Underneath that arm there appears to be a duck. To the right-hand side of the duck, there is a man sitting on a stool. He is in traditional Greek cloting and is holding a large box. This figure is also facing right.Underneath the box there seems to be another object, but it is unclear. Perhaps it is a head? Or perhaps it is where the black glaze has been rubbed away, to reveal a patch which looks like decoration on the jug. He has a winged man kneeling in front of him. This man is facing left, towards the sitting figure. The next figure looks like a women in traditional Greek clothing, kneeling down. She appears to be holding something in her hand, perhaps a mirror. She is facing right. Inbetween her and the next figure there is a bird, facing right. The next figure looks like another women in traditional Greek clothing. She is standing on one leg, with her right arm reaching out. She is facing left. Behind her is a 'T' shaped object, perhaps a stool?. Rim of the base is a red/terracotta colour. underside of base is slightly concaved, with many black rings inside. There is a black dot in the centre of the bottom of the base.
47.2.27 Some traces of black on shield, neck and arms. Red around forehead, ears and over body. 2009.99.0109.jpg
47.2.31 Remnants of black paint around eyes, headdress, upper body and arms; red on face. 2008.99.0146.jpg
47.2.32 Some traces of colour: black for hair, red on face and arms, dark red on cap, line with pendants around neck and on tambourine. Two red and black bands below the elbows. 2008.03.0015.jpg
50.12.23 'Psi' figurine, representing human figure with small head and upraised arms. Thin red-brown lines separated from eachother by a few millimetres are aranged horizontally across the figurine. 2003.98.0123.jpg
51.4.1 The top surface of the rim is reserved (but glazed), however, the side one bears a black meander pattern. Neck: at the left side there is the front part of a horse (head and two feet) and the right leg (thigh to toe) of the horse-rider, with incisions for detail (denoting also the bridle) and added white. At the other end there are two men, one behind the other. The fragment's termination is at the level of their knees. The first one (right end) has extended his arms, as if being a charioteer. Besides, the back part of the chariot can be seen over his white chiton. The stephane on his hair is executed with red. The black, male figure at the same level behind him makes a gesture as if holding something (invisible). He is wearing a short chiton and he is probably on the chariot too. Interior: There is a red, thin band at the rim and the rest of the surface is black. 2005.90.0010.jpg
51.4.11 Glaze is dark brown, sometimes with a reddish hue. Glazed on rim, neck (interior and exterior), handles, at junction of body and stand, and on exterior of foot. Cartoon-ish black-figure scenes on body and stand, with incised detail. Body, side A: Legless horseman, with arms spread on either side, to right on a horse held by a bearded man in a short tunic, with a dagger at his right side, who stands to his left. Behind him stands another bearded man wearing a short tunic, who holds a branch in his outstretched right hand, and bends his left arm at his side. Body, side B: Another legless horseman advances to the right, also with arms outstretched, on a horse, galloping towards a bearded, male figure, wearing a long tunic, who stands profile to the left. Stand, side A: Two confronting water birds, with 3 flecks behind the right water bird. Stand, side B: Two male figures in profile to the right, with a dagger at his left side; the second figure, who is shorter, seems to be bound. 2002.97.0369.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
65.6.2 Head and shoulders of a Neolithic deity. Square head and oblong arms. The top part has three holes bored through down either side and two partly bored holes near the top representing eyes and three partly bored holes representing the mouth in a horizontal line above 'neck'. Single partially bored hole on neck and one just above the break. Bored hole at the end of each arm. The other side is flatter than the side with the visible holes. Very smooth and highly polished object, creamy-yellow colour with naturally formed pattern.
67.7.1 Standing male youth, nude. Grey, apparently from burnt grave; small depression in base. Traces of white slip, colour lost, but probably once red. Standing with arms by sides, elbows pressed back, legs apart, right knee slightly bent. Rectangular base. Paper slip marked 'Thebes' on back. 2002.97.0444.jpg
E.23.54 Green shabti, arms folded, shoulders are indicated by the drawing of the figure 'A' on either side of the upper body, there is an inscription in hieroglyphs. The figure is carrying a sack indicating that it is a worker, this is painted on the back of the right shoulder in black. 2008.08.0120.jpg
E.23.55 Light green in colour, arms crossed, details painted in black: eyes, the shoulders ('A' shapes), a basket indicating a worker on the back of the right shoulder, an inscription vertically down/up the front of the body. 2002.98.0980.jpg
E.23.56 Light green in colour, arms crossed, black pigment gives the details of the eyes, the shoulders ('A' shapes). a basket on the back of the right shoulder indicating a workman, an inscription running up/down the centre of the body. 2008.08.0098.jpg
REDMG:1951.151.1 Black glaze all over, except for red rim, two superimposed decorative friezes at the base of the neck (ribbing between two black lines, egg-and-dots between two black lines, yellow dots below); figural frieze between tendrils; beneath handle one palmette sits atop a second palmette enclosed in tendrils that terminate above in volutes from which emerge further tendrils, ending in volutes, that sprout yet another set of tendrils; egg frieze between two reserved bands encircles the entire body and serves as a groundline for the figures; reserved underside. The scene depicts a youth, nude except for two bands in his hair and a chlamys draped over his bent left arm, advancing (dancing?) in 3/4-view to the right, following two maenads, all advancing in 3/4-view to the right, although the last two maenads turn their heads profile to the left. All three maenads wear two bands in their hair (the last, however, appears as a single thick band), beaded necklaces, belted, sleeveless chitons, and snake bracelets on their left arms (the first maenad has a similar bracelet on her right arm). The youth and the first two maenads hold thyrsoi in their left hands. The third maenad holds a wreath in her lowered left hand. All red surfaces are ruddled, except for the underside, including resting surface. Some added white and yellow highlight details on heads, jewelery and thyrsoi.
REDMG:1958.39.1 Headdress with decorative segmented fillets reaching to shoulders. Hand-made thick club-like arms with individual fingers, right hand lost, probably held offering. Area object covered suggests it was larger than a tambourine. Traces of red paint, especially on right lower body and one breast painted red. 2009.99.0123.jpg
REDMG:2004.95.1 Interior of mouth black; lip reserved; exterior of mouth black, as is handle (repainted); vertical bars at the bottom of the neck; lotus-dot chain on the shoulder; Dionysos riding on a mule, between two satyrs, one holding a maenad. Below the figural scene is a black band, a reserved band, and then a black zone extending to the foot, which is black on the top, reserved on the convex surface and the underside. Figural scene: A nude satyr (in a crouching pose) runs profile to the right, holding a maenad on his shoulder; the maenad, who turns her head profile to the left, stretches her arms to either side and holds a rhyton in her slightly upraised left hand. She wears a kekryphylon (red), necklace (incised) and himation. Dionysos, seated on a mule, rides profile to the right; the god, wearing a red and blck ivy wreath and a himation decorated with red dots, holds a red keras (horn of plenty) from which emerge ivy tendrils that serve as a backdrop for the entire scene. Leading the mule (through use of a white rein, of which a ghost remains) is another nude satyr, running profile to the right, while he turns his head profile to the left. Other details include red on the beards and tails of satyrs and a red fringe for the foremost satyr. Incision is used extensively for anatomy and drapery. An unusual effect is created through the use of incision for the forearm of the leading satyr, which he lays across his torso, which is not incised save for two small circles to indicate his nipples. 2004.99.0868.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.29 Small figurine, plain red clay, unpainted. Rounded head, with a small circular piece of clay used for the left eye. There are two small stumps for arms, and no sign of clothes.
TEMP.2003.7.30 Small figurine, features not at all defined. Figure is very simple, small rounded shapes for head and arms. Both the back and front are relatively flat and smooth - the front is the side which has the base sticking out further than the back. There are indications that something was painted on it - black line by the right arm, on the front at the bottom, and on the back on the lower half of the body - here there are three vertical lines, the middle line being the longest. There are four black blobs on the square base.
TEMP.2003.7.31 Small figurine, possibly an animal, because the nose/mouth is pointed like a snout. Has two small holes for the eyes, and three holes above them. The neck is thinner than the head, and the arms are clearly defined, although are broken. The figure is of a red colour, with remants of black paint on the head and lower back.
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH