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14.9.4 One-handled jug, black and blue background. Mouth very small, with a thick lip to which the black handle joins. The neck is very short and black. The shoulder is predominantly black with suggestions of circles around the circumference in black and blue bands. The body has a thick black band overlapping from the shoulder, but the rest is deep blue colour and undecorated. The foot is small and undecorated. 2008.99.0275.jpg
14.9.59 Series of banded sections on pale buff background. Top section plain painted band faded to brown, followed by band of small black dots between two lines, then thick black band and 2 thin black lines then another black band that has faded to red and finally a thin black line with one further band that covers the corner and is visible on the bottom. The rest of the bottom is the pale buff of the clay. Inside has traces of brown paint particularly near the top. 2006.20.0333.jpg
14.9.62 9 red bands of approx. equal width, a couple fading on edges to yellow, red paint worn away towards centre of the piece probably from further bands. Background pale buff. Underside reserved 2006.20.0326.jpg
14.9.63 Dark reddish band then three rows of dots set between lines with a lighter red band immediately after and then 1 thin red line which is touched by the tip of a red triangle, all on mid buff background. Underside is reserved. 2006.20.0328.jpg
14.9.64 2 thin horizontal black lines above handle, 8 below, 3 at right angles to these beside handle, all approx. equal width. 2 slightly thicker horizontal black lines on side of handle base. Background pale buff. Inside painted black. 2006.20.0314.jpg
14.9.65 Thich black band with thinner one very close, then faded line, followed by wide red band, and then black geometric pattern of squared horizontal interlaced S shapes between 2 lines, all on pale buff background. Inside painted black somewhat washily. 2006.20.0317.jpg
14.9.66 Yellow band, followed by brown band, then black irregular shape (possibly a flower) with a thick S shape next to it both partially obscured by red band. This is followed by three pale bands and 7 black line at right angles to these, 6 of which reach down to the 2nd pale band passing over the 3rd and the last only reaches the 3rd band. Background is pale buff. Inside painted black. 2003.37.0080.jpg
14.9.67 2 black lines at 45 degrees to each other. Black painted design with incised lines marking 7 thin rectangular sections with rounded ends all next to each other and getting shorter towards one side, every other one purple. (feathers? leather strips on armour?) 2 other small incised lines at right angles to each other on black, no clear design. All on coarse grey/buff background. Inside painted black. 2006.20.0343.jpg
14.9.68 Hind leg of animal (poss. goat) in black with slightly redder edges and incised lines over hindquarters, standing on 2 thin red lines. 2 black rosettes divided into 8 with incised lines, one more faded to red than the other. Background buff. Inside painted black. 2006.20.0341.jpg
14.9.69 Black painted design. 2 thick lines diverging from medium-sized black section. 1 curves round, the other is straight with a subsidary line curving away. Over the top of the main black region is a largely worn away blob of red paint and there is wavy incised line through the bottom. More incised lines cross the black lines with most falling on the curved one. Pale buff Background. Inside painted black 2006.20.0337.jpg
14.9.70 Black petals around small circular indentation. Black painted section split into 3 sections by incised lines; 1 plain, 2nd with red paint over black, 3rd with incised lines at right angles to section lines. Further small black painted section. Background pale buff. Inside reserved. 2006.20.0340.jpg
14.9.71 Black floral rosette, small central circle with circle round that and 11 petals marked with incised lines, every other petal marked with red spot. This is surrounded by black vines and several small leaves, 2 of which are marked with incised lines. Background buff. Inside reserved. 2006.20.0348.jpg
14.9.74 Outside on creamy background in handle zone guilloche at handle 2 vertical curving lines, above, zone showing only one black square frames w. lines of thinned black, below, plain band of black thinned at edges to golden brown. Below this, meander. Cream slip. Inside black with a pair of white bands. 2013.04.0005.jpg
14.9.89 Two figures, facing, holding hands. Vines with leaves in the background. Unidentified figure (cloth?) in upper right-hand corner.
2003.7.15 Piece of fragment made of red clay with pattern both sides. Fragment is slightly curved, with a small rim at the top suggesting it could be part of a decorative plate or bowl. Side A, which is possible the interior, has a broad black line at the bottom - possibly this was the colour of the interior, with five rough circles in a row, alternating black and red from the left hand side, painted on top of a white background. Side B has a similar broad black line at the bottom, with a broad white line painted at the top and several faded black vertical lines painted over the white. The shape of the fragment is rectangular, and it slopes to a point at the right hand side. 2007.03.1222.jpg
2003.7.25 Very small fragment, interior (side a) is painted black. The exterior, side b, has a narrow red band at the top, with a white background beneath it and two narrow black bands, a strip of small black dots and a black filled in shape at the bottom. 2007.03.1194.jpg
2003.7.28 The interior is painted a solid black. The exterior has a black band at the top. There is a white background painted on, with three black parallel lines. Between the first two lines is a row of small black dots, the second and third line has a black circle lodged between them and there is a small black dot at the very tip of the fragment. 2007.03.1199.jpg
2004.8.6 Six, black palmettes (two only partially visible), set against a reserved background. Left of the palmettes is a verticle, thin black line. Above the palmettes there is a thick black band around the rim, with black paint on the rim itself too. 2006.20.0572.jpg
2006.12.30 Black rays on white background with black and red block below 2007.03.0971.jpg
2006.12.33 Black bands and oval freehand brush strokes onto white paint background 2007.03.0557.jpg
2006.12.47 Brown/black pattern on white background featuring two bands about a diamond pattern. 2006.78.0101.jpg
2006.12.5 Two parallel lines and key design in orange-brown on a white painted background, slightly worn 2007.03.0854.jpg
2006.12.55 Black and brown lines on white background running parallel; near edge of fragment others at perpendicular angle to other lines; worn decoration 2007.03.1118.jpg
2006.12.57 Possibly black lines on white background on both sides; heavily worn
2007.1.10.44 Naked man lying on the ground with club next to him and a tree and two deers on the background
2007.10.1.17 Man fighting big animal (possibly horse) with tree in background (on right hand side) Cast Number 81
2007.10.1.23 Three figures, one naked, two clothed and with head dresses. animals in the background.
2007.10.2.10 Man on left with staff waving, short old man in centre grabbing clothes of falling down woman with cupid in background.
2007.10.2.122 Topless man sitting down and holding his head with his right hand.In the background are visible the shades of some trees.
2007.10.2.166 Male soldier, holding a shield, wearing a shield, sitting down, facing a shield (?). Another figure in the background.
2007.10.2.189 Frontal figure of a naked man standing up and rubbing his back with a cloth. On the background a small table with a vase on it.
2007.10.2.193 Naked man standing up, leaning on a tree. Another figure sitting down. A bird in the background.
2007.10.2.197 A God, possibly Zeus, pondering. A bull is in the background
2007.10.2.20 Man with hairy legs kneeling at someones feet, with buildings in background
2007.10.2.244 A female figure in short knee-length dress is depicted resting against something in the background of the scene, however, it is unclear whether it is vegetation or a structure. The figure appears to have a quivver on her shoulder, possibly identifying her as Artemis.
2007.10.2.261 Two figures, one is a naked and bearded man standing, the other is a female sitting down. He is holding what looks like a staff or club, which could identify him as Heracles and she is balancing something on her knee. There are trees and vines in the background.
2007.10.2.286 Eros, mid-flight with the shape of the number '8' in the background.
2007.10.2.288 In the foreground there are two horses leading a man on a chariot, in the background there are another two horses most probably pulling another chariot.
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?).
2007.10.2.313 Man lying down, with a jug by his side, two deer and a tree in the background.
2007.10.2.321 Possibly of a tomb with a sarcophogus in the foreground and weapons in the background.
2007.10.2.322 Man holding a goat by the head, he is possibly a shepherd. There is a tree in the background.
2007.10.2.329 A male figure fallen in the foreground with a chariot with two horses with front legs reared in the background.
2007.10.2.331 Two male figures fighting over a woman who has fallen in-between them. One has a dagger, the other could possibly be protecting her. Both men are wearing helmets and armour. There are vases and decoration in the background.
2007.10.2.39 Robed woman holding small staff and something esle in other raised hand, column in background
2007.10.2.51 Profile protrait of a woman facing right with flowers in her hair and a stick with orb on top in background
2007.10.2.75 2 figures - 1 seated female and a naked male standing. There is a statue in the background.
2007.4.121 Scraps of black paint on white background on outer surface; worn 2007.30.0019.jpg
2007.4.126 Black paint on inside; outside has lines of faded brown on a white background in both parallel line designs and chevrons; heavily worn 2007.30.0044.jpg
2007.4.130 On one side, light red on the botom half and dark red on the other half. On the other side, a pale red background with evidence of a darker red pattern
2007.4.194 Faded black paint with dots inside interconnected circles on white paint background
2007.4.195 Worn wavy red paint lines on white background
2007.4.198 two faded red-brown arrow shaped blocks on a white background
2007.4.218 Red paint "S" shapes on white background, slightly worn
2007.9.1.50 Displays the figure of a man carrying a stick standing behind a cow. A small tree can be seen in the background.
2007.9.1.57 Displays four pigs, one on all fours facing right in the foreground, the other three are in the background on their hind legs facing upwards.
2007.9.1.61 Displays a large animal, possibly a panther, with a staff visible in the background.
2007.9.2.19 Displays a seated woman, bent over, her head resting on her right hand. A bird with a long beak is visible in the background. (Box Index = Goddess of Friendship crying for the dead friend).
2007.9.3.157 Female bust facing forward. Her hair is worn loose. There is a column in the background.
2007.9.3.161 Two heads in profile facing right. Figure in foreground is male, figure in background is female.
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.
2008.2.1.49 Clothed woman walking amoung naked men, some of whom are bending over either to pick up or put down flowers behind her, and one of which stands in front of her handing her flowers. Tree in the background.
2008.2.1.65 A group of six figures. In the centre of the image are three figures, an older male figure who is seated; there is a female figure to either side of him. The female figure to the left is embracing the seated male. To the left of this central group is a young man holding the reins of a horse, which is on the extreme left of the image. To the extreme right of the image are two elderly male figures standing in the background. There is a temple in the background.
2008.2.1.74 To the left of the scene is a semi-naked male figure appears to be sitting upon a table, there is a second male figure on his knees in front of the other fully clothes and bearded he seems to be much elder than the first. This figure is grasping the seated figures knees possibly in an act of supplication. Behind these figures two further male figures on look, one of these throws his hand out, he's mouth is open suggesting he is surprised or angry. The background setting is heavily draped so is perhaps the interior of a tent.
2008.2.1.95 An active scene with at least 9 discernible male figures. There are two figures on a raised platform on the far left, one standing wearing armour and the other seated wearing robes. In front of them is a gathering of men, some wearing armour, some only wearing the lower half of their armour, and one, possibly two, who is naked carrying a shield. There appears to be a robed shorter figure among them, possibly a child or adolescent. In the background the outline of a columned building can be seen.
2009.10.2.106 Figure leaning on a harp, in the background another very small figure stands on a podium holding a sceptre, with star above head. Number 38.
2009.10.2.173 Hermes holding caduceus and shepherding a sheep and woman in the background.
2009.10.2.22 Ornate woman sitting on throne wearing crown and holding scepter . In the background there is a symbol of an S, perhaps delta. Number 22
2009.10.2.26 Man with curly beard and crown (Neptune) with greek letters in background ( Delta, Rho, Gamma, Eplison) on left (Pi, Nu, Delta, Omicron) on right. Number 26.
2009.10.2.31 Portrait of Neptune, In background very faint merperson or fish holding trident with tail and two letters L and Z. Number 31
2009.10.2.372 Nude Aphrodite with drapery over her legs, holding object in her hand. There is a tree in the background and a helmet and shield at her feet. One foot is resting on a stone. Number 28
2009.10.2.89 Man sitting playing a harp, with a temple in the background to his left. Gem cast number - 21
2009.8.128 Winged child with a trident fights of a sea serpent. A figure on a pole in the background. Cast number: 74
2009.9.101 A naked winged child sitting on the floor. In the background on the right side the entrance to a cave (?). Cast number: 34
2009.9.127 A naked winged child covering a boar. In the background a tree. Cast number: 61
25.6.10 2 Black bands on reserved background. Painted black inside. 2006.20.0548.jpg
25.6.11 Thick black band at rim, 2 small black dots on reserved background. Inside painted black. 2006.20.0545.jpg
25.6.12 Two black bands on and two black dots with a possible third mostly chipped off on a reserved background. Inside painted black and largely faded to red. 2006.20.0546.jpg
25.6.8 Black line along rim. 2 small black possibly floral designs with 2 thin wavy lines between them, which have faded from black, on a reserved background. Inside is black with small bits of paint chipped away. 2006.20.0540.jpg
25.6.9 Black line on rim. Black painted decoration on reserved background, not enough for obvious design. Inside painted black, fading slightly to red. 2006.20.0542.jpg
26.7.2 The interior of the vessel is streaky black (uneven) except for the tondo (reddish brown), that depicts a (shadow of a) man, in a short chiton, facing right and advancing. He is holding a (thorny) club with his right hand and his himation with the left one (using it as a shield?), while his sword is visible at his right side. Exterior: The lip bears a thin, black line. The surface of the body is reserved (up to the point where the scene ends) but bears decoration in black. The scene is repeated on both sides; the myth of Heracles and the Bull. Herakles has captured the Bull from the head. Hanging in the background (above them) there are Herakles' club, cloak and quiver. The scene is flanked (left and right) by fan-shaped palmettes (voluted at the bottom with long, narrow divisions). The lower part of the handles' external surface is black and under either of them there is an ivy leaf (heart-shaped). Below the scene, there is a streaky black line and, after a reserved, thin band, the vessel is (streaky) black up to the end of the foot, whose side surface is reserved, though. The base is reserved but bears a red thin band at the center of the resting surface. No incisions or added colour have been used. 2003.09.0004.jpg
34.8.5 Mouth black on inside and out but with a reserved rim. Neck and underside of single handle are reserved. Shoulder design is of rays and long, thin buds. Body, from top to bottom, double row of dots joined by zig-zags on white background, black bands, main design, 'key' pattern on white background, black bands and black stem. Main design is, from left to right, a chariot being driven right, a woman facing right, four horses facing right with attendant behind, seated figure facing left, holding a spear. Detail is incised and some parts are picked out in white. Foot is black on top and half the side is black, the rest reserved. The base is reserved. 2003.97.0434.jpg
34.8.6 Lip reserved. Inside is black. Single curved handle is black on top and reserved underneath. Shoulder has bars at base of neck with lotus buds at edge. Main zone of body is drawn on cream ground. Part of the way around the body is a double row of black dots. Charioteer driving four (?) horses to right at speed with a person (possibly Athena ?)running beside in the background. Below are black bands. Foot steps down twice and the lower step is black. Base is reserved and concave in the center. 2011.03.0013.jpg
35.5.27-29 (27) Interior, remnants of black background, geometric border at the bottom. Exterior, clothes of a human, possibly male to the left, with signs of another human beside the person to the right. (28) Interior is reserved, with a line around the rim. Exterior, head and shoulder of youth; tablets hanging on wall, strings in added red; also a head of another youth. (29) Interior black, with signs of a border in red at the bottom left. Exterior, pattern of swirls and leaves iin red - covers entire fragment. 2004.10.0098.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
38.4.5 Brick red detail on pale buff background. Three groups of three red lines roughly painted, one group of two red lines, all are verticle lines curving to the left at the bottom, between a horizontal red band on the jug shoulder, and a horizontal red band on the lower body of the jug. 2003.01.0090.jpg
45.10.13 (i) There is a small part of a motif (partially covered with plaster) that consists of wavy lines. Below it, there are two lines and underneath there are parts of two inverted, palmettes (voluted with petal-shaped divisions) that flank a three-pointed flower with two dots to represent pollen. ii) Between two pairs of lines there is a guilloche (fillets with teardropped terminations interwoven together) with dots among the lines. Below, there is a broad black band, which seems to be interrupted at the right side. (iii) At the left, three parts of vertical, black bands and incisions create part of an object (garment hanging from chair or couch?) In the middle, there is an object- as if it was a grave-stele with a cross-shaped ? ending above which spring two heraldic, white, voluted palmettes (now fadded away), a chiastic motif with dots and horizontal lines on top- but inverted (leg of a bed or couch?). Next to that, there are a figure's part of thighs, knees and calves, close to part of a palmette. (iv) A bearded satyr (seilinos) plays a chorded instrument (lyre), while his himation is hanging in the background. Next to him there is a draped female figure (Demeter?), holding a wreath (black circle) and branches with dots on both sides that surround her. The details on her drapery have been executed with added red and so are those for her head-dress. There are also traces of added white on her neck. On top of the fragment there is part of a motif of tongues contoured with ellipsoid lines and a line that encircles this pattern. v) On the left, there is part of the satyr's lower legs (above the knees towards the feet) and the lower end of his himation. Next to him there is the termination of the female figure's branch, close to a similar inverted grave-stele? and part of an object that resembles an animal paw (lion-shaped foot of chair or couch) . Below these, there is a line on which they seem to step on. Next, a guilloche between two pairs of lines and at the bottom part of a radial-shaped motif with a line that contours it on top. vi) A line and black, teardropped spot. vii) There is a line on whose right top side stands a rectangular object with a rectangular surface in the middle being reserved. Below, part of two lines on top of part of the guilloche. viii) Small part of shoulder and neck: there is a black spot, a thin band, a red line on top of a plastic ring (joining point of neck and shoulder) and part of a tongue-shaped pattern contoured by a line on the shoulder. There is also a part of two lines in the interior. ix) Part of the guilloche, the two lines underneath and the radial-shaped motif at the bottom. x) Tiny bit of the guilloche and the two lines below it and part of the radial-shaped motif. xi) Part of voluted palmette and tongue-shaped motif. xii) Part of the floral motif (of a three-pointed flower)? with lines that form a rhombus with a dot in the middle. xiii) Part of the shoulder and the spring of a handle. On the top there is the tongue-shaped motif, encicled by a line and below it an inverted palmette. The spring of the handle is black and next to it there are short, diagonal incisions. There is also a tiny spot of black colour in the interior. xiv) On the left, part of leaf-shaped (heart-like) motives (part of thyrsos?), close to a band of black colour, of undecipherable shape. Next to that, there is the lower part of a female draped figure, with small crosses on it. At the right side there is black and white colour that forms ovaloid shapes (?). xv) A black band and on the left part of the female drapery.
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?). 2010.98.0172.jpg
45.8.2 Mouth and rim all black and black inside down to base of rim, then reserved. Two handles, one each side, all black. Both sides have a wave pattern above scene. Between tall tendrils: Side A a youth running with a rosette in the field. Side B is a woman running with garland in hand and a fillet hanging up. Black background carelessly applied, overlapping parts of pattern. Reserved band under scene. Foot black on outside, the rest of the underneath is reserved and flat. 2003.97.0967.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
49.8.11 On mouth three concentric black bands; dots on edge. Zigzag pattern on handle. On the shoulder, black tongues. The figure decorated body zone is framed by three thin horizontal parallel black bands. On the body two confronted lions, between which an incized rosette. Dots and irregularly drawn rosettes on the background. Two concentric circles on the underside of the base. 2003.97.0013.jpg
51.4.8 Neck and mouth, inside and outside, are black. Decoration in a panel. The top of th epanel is decorated with small balck tongues. Under them,lotus buds and flowers, purple patch on each flower, with a row of black dots above them. Cock to the right faces swan to the left, with extended wings. Added purple on wings. Above cock, dots and small line, ramines of an unidentified decorative pattern as background decoration? The rest of the body and three handles are black. The resting surface and interior of vessel are reserved. The glazed interior of the neck is decorated with 3 thin purple bands. Under the decorated panel, two thin purple bands, running all around the body of the vessel. Underside of the handles reserved.
56.8.6 Interior: black not carefully applied , not lustrous. Purple band towards the the edge framed by two thinner black bands. Exterior: around rim black band with white dots; Animal frieze on the bowl. Four swans (water birds), facing right, alternating with incised rosettes. Background filled with small decorative patterns of undefined shape that often bear incisions. Black band below. Black stem and upper surface of foot; reserved groove on vertical surface of foot; reserved underside. Added purple and white on the birds' wings and the rosettes. 2010.98.0102.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
E.62.49 Painted with scenes and inscriptions. Vivid yellow pigment used for background. Female figure painted in red outline. Inscriptions use blue, red and green pigments. Figure is "singer of Amun". The right hand side appears to have a wooden peg going through this part of the coofin, like this was part construction of the original coffin. 2007.99.0001.jpg
L.2011.1.63 Red background, with three white bands near edges, like a frame. Two couples of pale green leaves. 2011.97.0044.jpg
L.2011.1.64 Pale green, grey, pale blue and dark blue/purple tesserae on a white mortar. Grey and green tesserae are in the background; darker colours (blue/purple) create a circular shape, with lighter colours in the middle (pale blue and green). 2011.97.0038.jpg
L.2011.1.65 Pink, red, black and white tesserae (one line for each colour) with a curving pattern inside black tesserae background surrounded by white band composed by three tesserae (width), forming a square or a rectangle. 2011.97.0050.jpg
L.2011.1.66 One line of black tesserae on a background of white tesserae. 2011.96.0007.jpg
REDMG:1951.159.1 On neck, between black handles, an enclosed palmette (11 petals on A and 9 petals on B; with two concentric arcs for heart on A, black dot for heart on B), black dot on either side of central petal, and black dot in the upper corners; black ridge below black line; frieze of vertical bars below each handle attachment; beneath each handle two superimposed palmettes, with a pair of volutes between, from which emerge tendrils, sprouting quarter palmettes. A: egg-and-dot frieze, between two black lines; white ribbing (painted); two reserved bands; floral frieze on shoulder (four volutes from which emerge flowers, tendrils and secondary volutes) emerging from the lower right; two reserved bands; scene. B: Continuous maeander to right, between two black lines; black ribbing (painted) between two pairs of black lines; a female head, profile to left, wearing a sakkos, from which emerges curly black hair, at front and back. Below the body zone, around the entire vase, is a decorative band consisting of dotted broken stopt maeanders to left (pattern doesnÂ’t match up on side B, to the left) between two reserved bands; black below. Scene, A: A naiskos comprised of two Corinthian columns supporting a tapered epistyle and black pediment, on top of a podium (white maeander on a brown background, between alternating black and white horizontal bands). Two white female figures stand within the naiskos. The figure at left, standing in 3/4-view to the right, wears a himation over her left arm and hips, over a peplos (decorated with two vertical purple bands on the chest). Her hair is bound in a sakkos from which emerges hair at front and back; her jewelry includes a beaded necklace and two bracelets on each wrist. She holds a fan in her raised left hand as well as a wreath in her lowered right hand. She faces another woman (probably the deceased) who is seated in 3/4-view to the left on a stool (diphros) and rests her feet on a footrest (hypopodion). She wears a short sleeved chiton and a purple himation that she holds above her right shoulder in an unveiling gesture (anakalypteria). Her hair too is bound in a sakkos, from which emerges hair at the back; she wears two necklaces, one beaded, and two bracelets on each arm. A small ornament (or pures) hovers in the field between the two women. On either side of the naiskos is a kalathos (basket), below a rosette (red with added yellow and white), above a pair of white balls interspersed with clusters of three white dots, and above a double line of white dots. Each basket (both are identical) is decorated with a cross-square with intervening triangles (top) and alternating bands of zigzags, and white and black lines, as well as a band of vertical bars. 2005.89.0030.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.87 Mounted horseman to right. Horses legs moulded onto flat background. Brown clay. Hollow with a hole in flat, unmoulded back, possibly for hanging. 2003.93.0137.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.24 Fragment of pot, including slight buldge where handle begins. Exterior, black lines on white background. At the right edge of the top there is a triangluar bit of black that looks like it originally belonged to a square surrounded on both verticle sides by twin sets of thin brown verticle lines. Less than 1 from the top there are two brown lines that follow the curve of the jug horizontally spaced .3 apart. Under these lines on the left is a large2.5 hieght figure eight pattern made up of three lines that swirl around to create the eight, with little v's on the outside of the eight pointed away from where the figure eight lines cross. On the right side, two bworn/black lines curve around where the handle would have begun. The handle section is all black, although chipped. Under the figure eight is a .6 thick black lines running horizontally around the pot, broken by a thin pink line a little below the middle. there are two other thin pink lines equidistant from this first one, one above and one below it by about .4, the top pink line being right above the top of the black line. Underneith the bottom pink line is a segment of a different pattern. Interior is black over pink and white, which is worn away enough in many parts to see the pink and white colors. two thin and faded white lines form bands near the top.
TEMP.2003.6.4 a) The top surface of the rim is black and so is the interior, apart from a reserved area at the end of the rim that bears a thin, black line. The neck is decorated with a vague representation of a brach with laurel leaves. The joining point of neck and body that is preserved bears part of a black, thick line. b) The interior and top surface of the rim is black, with the exception of a reserved band on the end of the rim (interior) that bears a thin, black line. c) The handle is black, except for the surface that would not have been visible if it was attached on the vessel, which is reserved (but glazed). Around the spring of the handle there is a motif between two thin lines that resembles the ionic cyma (egg-and-dot). The rest of the vessel is black, both on the outside and the inside. d) The handle is black, apart from the surface that would not have been visible, where there are two dots. Around the spring of the handle there is part of the ionic-cyma motif. e) There is part of the ionic cyma motif that the handle bears around its spring and the rest of the surface is black (interior and exterior), apart from part of a small chess-shaped motif, framed by a line above and two below. f) It is black apart from an area that bears a small part of the motif that contours the springs of the handles, a small, diagonal, reserved band (exterior) and a reserved band (interior). g) The surface is black (interior and exterior) except for three thin lines that are reserved. h) The interior is black. Exterior: Above a double-meander pattern, placed on a reserved band and between two lines, there are two heraldic lion paws, even though the details have fadded away. i) The interior is black. Exterior: The lower part of the drapery and the foot of a figure, surrounded by black colour. j) Black interior. Exterior: The lower part of a vertical, reserved thin band is standing on a broad, reserved band that bears between two black lines part of a pattern that consists of a meander and a cross on its right. The cross is contoured by a reserved area (around its sides), while its is executed on a black background. k) The interior bears a thin, reserved band. Exterior: The back part of a male figure's head and shoulder, as well as part of the drapery. l) Black interior. Exterior: The male figure's shoulder and part of his draped body. On his right there is the outer part of the motif that contours the springs of the handles. m) Part of the male figure's leg, knee and tibia, which is projected, as if he is ready to take a step. On the left top side there is part of a vertical, thin, reserved band (upper part of a walking-stick). n) Black interior. Exterior: The lowest part of the figure's drapery and a vague representation of his feet ? He appears to be standing on a pattern that consists of a chess-like motif close to two, double-meander ones, framed by two lines above and one below. o) Black interior. Exterior: The lower part of the figure's walking-stick that seems to stand on the double-meander pattern. On the left of the walking-stick, there is part of the back side of another draped figure (male), with the same careless rendering of the feet. p) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the walking-stick and drapery of the second figure. q) Black interior. Exterior: Small part of the second figure's drapery. r) Black interior. Exterior: Small part of the second figure's drapery. s) Small part of the second figure's drapery. t) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the lower termination of the second figure's drapery as well as his right foot? On the left, part of his walking-stick. He seems to be standing on part of the double-meander pattern. u) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the pattern that consists of the chess-like motif, next to part of a double-meander one, on top of which there is the lowest part of a figure's foot? (clumsily rendered). v) Black interior. Exterior: The lower part of the drapery and right foot of another similar figure that satnds on the double-meander pattern. w) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the figure's drapery. x) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the figure's drapery. y) Black interior. Exterior: Part of the figure's drapery. z) Black interior. Exterior: Part of a male figure's arm and hand. aa, ab and ac) Part of the rim and neck. The exterior bears a broad black band and the interior bears a reserved area between two black bands. ad) There is a reserved line on the interior, while the exterior is black, apart from a reserved spot of unclear shape and another, similar one that bears a thin, black line. 2006.20.0469.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.2003.6.8 The interior is black, apart from a reserved line on the upper part of the rim. a) The rim bears a black band. Below, there is a palmette on the left of the fragment (an almost round centre from which emerge petal-shaped divisions), as well as part of a carelessly rendered curving line. On the left there is the right part of a figure next to three barnches with dots on either side. There are also four large dots on the background. b)The rim bears a black band. The rest of the surface appears to be reserved. c)The rim bears a black band. On the right side there is the largest part of a palmette (round center, rendered with added red and petal-shaped divisions). There is part of a black line that contoured the handle (partially covered with adhesives and plaster). On the left, there is another figure (carelessly rendered, between three similar branches (on the right) and part of an (undecipherable) object that consists of black colour, incisions and added red colour. There are also four large dots on the background. d) The rim bears a black band. There is part of the object on the left side of c and on its left there is part of a black dot. e) On the left side there is part of a curving line with a voluted ending (tendril?), which is connected to a palmette (voluted, with round center and petal-shaped divisions). Next to that there is an object that consists of three parts. The upper is round and the details are rendered with incisions and added red, the middle part is a small dotted branch and the lowest part is a short, vertical, thin band (thyrsos?). From its middle part emerges another dotted branch. There are five large dots on the background. On the right side of the fragment there is the left part (small part) of a figure? (carelessly rendered). f) The part of the lowest body that is preserved bears the terminations of palmettes? depicted on the body (short, clumsily rendered bands are preserved). There is also a reserved thin line between two broad brown bands. The foot is also brown and so is the inner sude surface of the foot. The rest is reserved, with the exception of five thin, concentric circles on the base. g) The fragment bears the lowest part of a palmette (the left volute and part of the round center)on the left and part of the reserved area between the two brown bands.
TEMP.2003.6.9 Rim section of a bowl. Exterior white with a band consisting of twin brown lines with alternating black and white rectangles interior along the top .3. There are two small blueish sploches marring the otherwise well preserved surface. Interior is black over white. The white shows through in a line along the edge for about .2 and then there is a brown line, and under this the rest of the background is black. Near the top of this black section is a set of white lines with white dots set in between them at regular intervals. Under this pattern is another thin white line. Under this is on part of a triangle pattern consising of a white outlined triangle with a white line forming a second triangle within the first and a red dot at the center of the triangle.
TEMP.2003.7.6 On the exterior is a light brown line, followed by a cream line, and another brown one, followed by a lighter brown one and brown dots on a cream background. Then another light brown line and more cream until a dark brown circular shape (unclear because the fragment ends here). On the other side the background is dark brown, almost black, with white lines, almost like petals, with light brown dots in them.
TEMP.2003.8.11 Black glaze in the left corner some fine black lines on a red background possibly part of a himation.
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