Ure Museum Database

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13.10.17 The interior of the lip has a thick black line about 1.0 cm from the top, with black painted on the rim. The neck is painted with alternating red and black thick lines. The handle appears to have been painted in black on the top and sides, but reserved underneath. Around the middle, vertically to the handle there is a pattern of black cross-hatched lozenges. The rest of the body has a pattern of thin black and thick red concentric bands, ending in a circle with a black Maltese cross on either side of the vase. 2003.92.0048.jpg
13.10.38 Right hand side has lock of hair, lost on left. May have been painted in read wash, although no other paint remains. 2008.01.0003.jpg
14.9.119 Wreath around head. No evidence of painted decoration or metal attachments. She may have been smiling, although there is considerable erosion of the facial features. Ring-shaped decoration covers her ears. 2003.98.0183.jpg
14.9.18 Coarse ware with a white core. Inside is white, with red curved line around fracture. Outside is also white with red bands and dentate band (see drawing on card). Fragment is angled suggesting that part of it may have been the base of the vessel. 2007.03.1277.jpg
14.9.21 Two fragments joined. Core is reddish-brown. Inside is white with two wavy lines in red. Outside is white as well with two thick and two thin straight lines in red. Curves as though it may have been part of the neck of the vessel. 2007.03.1279.jpg
14.9.52 Black paint has faded to brownish-orange. Between two pairs of painted bands on the lower-side of the top band and the upper-side of the lower band there is a three tiered fish-scale design. In between there are painted circles that are surrounded with little dots. A band of faded black paint frames the place where the handle might have been. 2003.01.0002.jpg
2002.9.4 A reconstruction of a barbiton comprised of a heart shaped wooden frame with a horizontal bar at the top to which the seven strings are attached. The strings are arranged vertically and are attached at the bottom where there is a tortoise shell with some sort of drum skin drawn taught across the top. A red ribbon has been added for decoration to the left at the bottom. 2004.95.0118.jpg
2003.7.19 Possibly part of rim and body of a bowl/jar, due to the smoothness of the top of the fragment. Side is shows indication of being the interior, due to the plain black colour painted on. The exterior, side B, has been painted in white with a narrow area of black at the bottom. There is indication of two parallel lines of small black dots, in between which are two narrow parallel black bands with squares of black between them. 2007.03.1210.jpg
2003.7.26 Probably part of a jar due to the way the bottom of the fragment juts out at an angle - possibly the body of the jar. The interior is painted black/dark red, although most has rubbed off. The top half of the exterior has been painted white (barely visible), with parallel lines of small black dots, and black squares in between these two lines. The rest of the fragment is painted black. 2007.03.1192.jpg
2003.7.27 Small fragment, possibly part of a jar. Interior (side a) is painted black and curves slightly at the top - possibly a rim? The rest of the fragment has been painted in white, with four black narrow parallel lines, and a black square nestled inbetween the first two lines. There is also a dark red line at the bottom of the fragment. 2007.03.1202.jpg
2004.8.4 The rim is decorated with a thin black band, with a reserved band below and another black band below this. Two youths (black in colour) stand facing each other, with the figure on the right presenting a white cock, of which, elements remain (painted over the figure). Behind each figure the tail and part of a sphinx can be seen. The sphinx behind the right figure has incised lines dividing the wing feathers. The centre of the sphinx's wing appears purple in colour. There are faint, incised lines that give the outline of the youths' heads (where paint has been worn away). The reverse of the fragment is black with a reserved circle on top of the rim. 2006.20.0566.jpg
2005.3.16 Black, section with white slip, interior black which has been fired to a dark brown
2006.12.28 Rim and inner surface painted black. Outer surface may have been painted white. Five raised bands on rim. 2007.03.0966.jpg
2006.12.36 Decoration mostly faded, but appears to have been bands of black, white and red 2007.03.0450.jpg
2007.10.2.223 Standing naked male figure. Looking at what appears to be a small statue. Something has been placed at the foot of the statue, possibly an offering of some description. Detail too shallow to identify.
2007.4.223 One corner painted completely red, the other two covered with dark red diagonal lines. In the centre of the shard a square has been painted, broken up into a lot more little squares
2007.9.2.6 Displays a mostly naked woman, her lower half draped in cloth, who is seated and holding the right arm of a cherub standing in front of her. A small flowering plant, a bee and two birds are also visible. (Box Index = Venus with crying Cupid who has been stung by a bee). Tray 5, Layer 1, Gem 6
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
22.9.6 Black glaze. Cup appears to have been coloured with a strip of red, large strip of black, then small srtip of red, large strip of black continuing until a small rim of red paint situated on foot of base. Base has indented strips around it with a concaved underside. 2003.29.0007.jpg
26.12.20 Heavy fabric. Cup mouth (with vertical sides) and neck are black. The shoulder is decorated with a ring of dots. Below the rim, is a frieze of radiating leaves. Body zone is covered with a white ground and is decorated with diagonal lines criss-crossing one another (net pattern), with thin bands at the top and bottom. Below where the handle would have been the body is reserved. Below is black, except for the reserved foot. 2002.97.0329.jpg
26.12.27 The inside is streaky black, the outside is unpainted except the ledge at the bottom of the body which is streaky black. The flange supports the lid. The lid fits over the body to rest on the flange. The top of the lid is also flanged. From the middle of this flange rises a cut-off, grooved cone. The main surface of the lid is decorated with a streaky glaze with a repetitive pattern: two reserved vertical lines followed by a reserved oval. This seems to have been repeated around the whole body but one half of the glaze/pattern is missing. 2002.97.0543.jpg
26.4.2 The rim on the outside has a thick black band round it, which stops at the top of the handles. On both sides of the handle, the same images are repeated, showing the figure of a bird in between two palmettes with stems ending in a curling ventril with a pendant pointing down towards the foot. Beneath each handle is an ivy leaf with a curled stem. Below these images, is a thin black band, and then a thick one that also encompasses the top side of the foot. The edge of the foot is grooved and reserved, as is the outer rim of the base of the foot. On the base of the foot, there is a well approx 3.8cm wide and 1.5cm deep. The inside of this well and a rim around the edge is fired black, but is mostly red. The inside of the Kylix shows a thin black band that has been extended from the outside. Then there is a thin reserved band, the rest of the inside entirely glazed, except for a small reserved circle in the centre. 2002.97.0264.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
29.11.3 The vessel is grey (burnt), apart from the rim, the back of the handle, the lower body and upper foot surface, which are black. There is added white on the lower neck, shoulder and upper body surface. There is also a row of black dots and pointed tongues on the shoulder, as well as the motif two rows of black dots between dividing lines (three), interrupted at the back side of the vessel. The scene depicted is that of a charioteer (woman) ridding a chariot of four horses (quadriga). There is a woman at the horses' tails, another standing on the far side of the horses and another seated at the right of the scene. Added red has been used for the faces of the women and for the ornament of the horses' harness. Below the scene, there is a broad, black band between carelessly executed lines and the rest of the vessel is black, apart from the side surface of the foot and the resting surface, which are reserved. 2004.07.0097.jpg
38.12.1 Mouth is black inside, outside and on rim, as is handle and neck. Body has black glaze apart from design on front which is a sphinx with face and hind feet missing. Below is an egg frieze. A diluted glaze has been used for fine dots and strolus on wing. Foot is unevenly glazed on side. Resting surface and raised base are ruddled and flat. 2003.25.0094.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
38.4.6A Top of lid has eight, black rings on it. There are two small rings on knob of lid. Top, flat surface of lid has six rings on it. Going from the knob to the rim of base; inbetween the third and fourth ring there is a pattern. This pattern seems to be lots of small 'y' shapes, which have been joined together. Going from knob to rim of base; there are two small holes on the fifth ring, opposite eachother.
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.
45.10.11 Offset rim is black inside and out and the handle that originally existed just below rim appears also to have been black. Exterior walls are black as is interior except for the main design which is reserved. This picture is of a youth reclining, seen from behind. Detail is picked out in black paint and the figure is painted inside a circle. On the underside, there was originally a stem which was also black. 2003.99.0021.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. Interior: Black, apart from a thin band at the joining point of the rim and neck, and the top surface of the rim, which are reserved. Exterior: The rim is black and there is a thin reddish brown line below it. Neck: There is a thin, black line. Below, there is a fan-shaped palmette (three divisions, a central rectangular part, and the details have been rendered with incisions), between two parts of motifs. The left one may be a palmette (a petal-shaped division in the middle and below, two round? or voluted? motifs almost faded away. The right one could be part of a similar motif.
45.10.20 i) Part of a voluted palmette with petal-shaped divisions seems to be connected to part of a three-pointed floral motif by a thick, black, curving line. On the left there is another, identical three-pointed flower, only bigger and illustrated inverted and vertically and at the left end of the fragment another curving line. Below these, there is part of a perpetual meander pattern and the upper part of continuous, teardropped motives. Some form of greyish (light) brown plaster has been applied to the surface around the voluted palmette. ii) Small part of guilloche (thin fillets with tongue-shaped endings interwoven together) with dots among the lines. Below, there are traces of thin, black lines (but not visible because of burning). Underneath, radial-shaped motif. iii) Underneath two thin lines there is a meander pattern. iv) Part of the upper ending of a radial-shaped motif. v) larger part of a radial- shaped motif. There is part of a thin, horizontal line on the top of one of the divisions and more to the left there is a circle with a dot in the middle and two vertical lines (part of the guilloche). vi) Small part of the guilloche and radial-shaped motif below that.
45.10.22 a: The upper surface of the rim is reserved, although glazed. However, the side surfaces (internal and external) are black (apart from a reserved area that would not have been visible if the handle was not missing). The neck is also black on the inside, however, there is a perpetual motif of palmettes on the external surface. These are double palmettes (5 narrow divisions upwards and 5 similar ones downwards) that look as if chained together by a horizontal row of small rings and each such palmette is separated from the other by a vertical line with wider endings, while thin, curved lines (above and below) frame each palmette. The sides of the handle bear a black band each and there is also a thin line underneath them that contours the end of the neck. On the carination that divides the neck from the shoulder there is a thin line with added red colour. The shoulder bears a motif of tongues, divided by vertical lines, while a line underneath contours them. The motif does not appear under the surface of the handle. At some point underneath this pattern there is the beginning of another motif (black with 3 dots of added red and scale-like incisions). The interior of the rest of the vessel is reserved, since it is an amphora. b: It bears exactly the same motif as the previous neck bit. c: From the branch of a three-peaked floral motif there emerge two curved lines that are downwards and upwards, each forming an ellipsoid-shaped frame from whose lower (in the case of the curved line that goes downwards) or upper (in the case of the other line) endings form one floral motif each. The left one is a voluted palmette with 5 petal shaped divisions and the right one is a three-pointed flower, similar to the central floral motif, but bigger. Although the upper part of this pattern is not preserved apart from the starting point of the motives, it is certain that this would have been the heraldic motif depicted. Underneath this area there is a thin, black line and below that, a pattern of guilloche ( branches with tear dropped endings interwoven together) with a row of dots, framed (above and below) by two pairs of concentric lines. Towards the end of the fragment (which is also towards the end of the vessel) there is a radial-shaped motif, two lines and the rest of the surface is black. d: It is a part of the body's area that bears the guilloche pattern and the radial-shaped motif underneath, but one third of it is not preserved. e: On the left there is the upper part of probably a palmette (two endings of petal-shaped divisions). Next to that there is the depiction of a draped lower body part. The drapery is formed by the incisions on a black surface. There are diagonal incisions and wavy endings to denote the folds of an himation, as well as the lower termination of the chiton, which is suggested by two almost horizontal incisions, a wavy line and another horizontal incision. the drawing is detailed and clear. f: The part between the surface above the knees and a bit below the calf of a male figure that wears a short chiton (incised, wavy folds are visible above the knee), as well as grieves with out curving terminations (Hermes?) of added red colour, now fadded away. On his left there is the upper part of a palmette and on his left there is a diagonal line, with rows of dots on either side (characteristic of Dionysus). Very clear drawing. g: Half of the three-peaked flower, a bit of a black line and two petal-shaped motives. On the side, there is part of the dotted branch and what appears to be part of a figure's drapery (upper right body part ?), with some incisions used to render details. h: Between the lower body part of two figures there is part of the dotted branch. What is preserved from the right figure is incised lines and circles on a black surface. The left figure's drapery (peplos and himation ?) is preserved (below the waist), consisting of incised diagonal and wavy lines to denote the folds. i: A central male figure's (Dionysus) body from shoulder to legs is visible and surrounded by a dotted branch. He is standing between two figures. The male figure (there is part of beard with added red) on the left holds part of the branch with his palm (upper body without the head is preserved). The only visible part of the draped figure on the right is part of the legs. Incisions are used to render details. j: Apollo playing his lyre (kithara). The head (in profile, facing right), right hand and part of the god's front side of the body is visible, as well as the largest part of the lyre. Part of a dotted branch exists in the background. Incisions have been used to render the chords of the lyre as well as for the eye, contour of hair, ear and contour of the god's body, while a taenia (fillet) on his head is in added black colour. k: Only part of a thin, black line is preserved. l: two broad black bands that overlap at some point. Incisions and the ending of a dotted branch (part of draped figure?). 2008.98.0366.jpg
45.6.18 Mouth, handle and the upper part of the neck have been dipped in a brownish, lustreless, uneven glaze. Neck has five vertical, black tongues. The body is patterned in coarse-meshed net which occasionally overlaps onto foot, which is small but uneven. Base flat and reserved. 2003.13.0004.jpg
45.6.22 Black circle where knob would have been followed by incised groove. Around rim black dots on reserved ground. Ivy wreath, leaves reserved and outlined in white, stems incised, with clusters of berries painted in white. Underside is reserved. 2003.26.0098.jpg
45.6.26 Black gloss covers the entire surface, except for the underside. The underside preserves two painted black concentric bands. The inner band is thicker and the painte has not been applied with care. 2008.10.0007.jpg
45.6.59 Mouth broken, neck widens into small pear shaped body which narrows into foot and flarred rounded flat base. Surface smooth with lines made from having been produced on a pottery wheel. 2006.20.0042.jpg
47.2.33 Little indication of clothing or its design, which would have been painted. Faint traces of red on face, neck and both sides of the tambourine. 2007.99.0126.jpg
47.8.1 Inside is reserved except for picture of Heracles in a black corselet over spotted chiton with flame borders. Club in his right hand and bow and arrow in his left. Originally only red for framing circle inside the black band around rim but much has faded to red that was black. Two handles, one either side have been dipped. Outside are dots around rim with band below. Reserved then to resting surface and inner foot-ring which are red. Base is concave and reserved except for small red circle at center. 2005.88.0039.jpg
48.4.1 The rim of the mouth has leaves all round it. The outside of the rim has a thick black band. On the main zone are pairs of ivy leaves (one pointing up the other down), joined by their vines. In between these are pairs of dot flowers. All of this lies between two pairs of horizontal lines. The slight slope towards the foot is black. The top of the foot is reserved but appears to have once been black. The base of the foot is reserved except for a thin black band on the inside of the rim, another about halfway in, and then a small dot in the centre of the base. The inside of the pot is completely black. 2013.99.0072.jpg
49.1.2 The vessel is covered in black except for decorative bands at the lower part of the neck (red with black vertical lines) and the shoulder (egg-and-dot), the figural scene in the body zone, a frieze (stopt maeanders alternating with cross squares) below the figural zone, narrow bands at the join of body and foot as well as on each step of the foot, and the underside. The scene depicts a nude youth standing in a relaxed pose, 3/4-view to the right. He holds drapery, bunched up, under his left arm, and seems to converse with a drapped woman seated to the left on an undulating rock. She holds a mirror in her right hand. Both are diademed. A small, winged Eros flutters above them, and he has crowned the youth. A single branch emerges from behind the rock. Next comes an older Eros (depicted as an adolescent) seated near profile to the left (the seat is no longer visible), holding an opened box (the type that was used to house alabastra such as that which he decorates, according to Trendall and Cambitoglou 2.605). In the upper left field there is a rectangular motif with a short, black, vertical band on it (perhaps a window), and in the upper right field (behind Eros) a four-part rosette (rodakas) next to a strigil. Below, there is more vegetation. Relief dots detail xxx and added white has been used for xxx. 2004.13.0014.jpg
49.4.1 The mouth is black inside and out with a reserved rim. The back of the handle is also black. The neck and underside of the handle are ruddled, as is the shoulder which has black dots and radial-shaped motif. There is a white band at the upper body surface with a yellow meander pattern, between yellow lines. The main design is that of a flying Nike facing right with a mirror in her left hand and a globular object in her right. She wears a kalyptra (head dress) and she is draped. Additionally, thinned glaze and black paint has been used for detail. Below the scene there is a similar meander pattern on a white band. The rest of the vessel is black. 2005.88.0081.jpg
50.12.12 Although there is no decoration, there appears to be a line painted just that has faded to the colour of the clay. Below the rim is a roughened area where a handle may have placed. The outer surface of the pot might have been burnished while the inside is less smooth. 2003.98.0250.jpg
50.12.37 White clay fragment slightly curved and the exterior shows detail of a pattern; parallel lines curve accross the fragment to the left there is part of a feather pattern that has a single scroll at the top. On the bottom right the the pattern may be bulb shaped and six curved lines across it. The black paintwork is faded in part while some is still dark. The interior has been painted black while the area below the top has been completely worn. 2006.20.0156.jpg
50.4.4 Face is painted white and hair has dulled to brown. Holes at the ends of the fringe indicate that some added decoration may have been lost. 2004.07.0007.jpg
50.4.7 The exterior and interior of the mouth, as well as exterior of handle are painted black. The top of the mouth and the underside of the handle reserved. Shoulder decorated with two rows of blakc painted rays. Those of the upper row are short. The body is decorated in the white-ground technique. Decoration on front of body; at top a band with geometric meander pattern, framed by thin black bands. In a square framed by thin black bands, net pattern. The lower of the body, the small stem and the upper part of the base are black. On the lower part of the body, the glae has not been applied carefully leaving thin lines on the colour of the clay. The exterior of the foot and the underisde are reserved. 2008.10.0030.jpg
51.4.3 Rim: There is a meander pattern at the side. Neck: There is the procession of two chariots. On the left chariot 3 horses are visible, however they must have been four (four pairs of legs). In front of them there is a charioteer wearing a chiton (the added white has faded away) and the largest part of the chariot as well as some of the horse's feet and tails are visible. The details have been rendered with added red and incisions (especially for the tails and mane of the horses). There is also a black line below the figures, in order to denote the ground. The body of the vessel is black, as is the interior, apart from the top surface of the rim that is reserved (but glossed) and a red, thin band on the upper neck. 2007.99.0094.jpg
51.7.13 The mouth is black at the top of the interior and the lip is reserved; the handles are black as is the body where they are attached, and the foot, except for the underside. The neck is decorated with a six-leaf palmette on each side. On the shoulder, beneath two reserved bands, are tongues that suggest the effect of ribbing. A white fillet has been painted over the 'ribbing' on both sides. Two thick, black lines (carelessly rendered) encircle the shoulder. A large palmette fills the space beneath each handle. A female head, shown in profile to the left, is shown on each side. Each women wear a kekryphylon or kalyptra and has her hair tied in a knot. Strands of added white (ribbons?) emerge from the hair. There are also thin lines (carelessly rendered) beneath the main scenes. Beneath the main scenes the vessel is black, except for the reserved stem and underside. The stem and the resting surface have been treated with a darker red wash. Red sections are streaky and dull, and some of the 'black' became red through misfiring. 2003.95.0062.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
67.7.3 Long aulos (probably the right half of a double aulos, a wind instrument played through [missing] reeds) which appears to have an inner surface of wood (?) with a bronze sheath and silver mounting (in four sections). Mouth is silver and has two grooves towards rim. Neck has small hole below mouth and no silver. Bulbous section to neck with bronze section between two silver sections below. Four holes down the length of the body, one apart from the lower three with a fifth on the reverse side in the gap. The hole of the reverse has a small thumb plate around it. Bronze section below which may have originally been silver, with a grooved silver section flaring slightly to end. Hollow inside. 2016.99.0285.jpg The interior is reserved (although covered with plaster on most of the fragments), apart from the upper parts of 13, 14 and 15, that are black (unevenly applied). 1) On the left, there is part of a naked male figure (thighs to toe), facing right and next to him there is the lowest part of another similar figure facing right. Below them, there is part of a black band. 2) There is part of the right part of the previous figure (chest to toe). On the right side of the fragment, there is a figure's forearms (projected to the left, the right hand holding a round object) and part of the right knee. 3) Part of a naked male figure, leaning to the left. Details with incisions and added red. 4) Part of a lions's paws and below it part of a broad, black band. 5) A male figure's thighs and part of a bird? (executed with incisions and added red). 6) The right part of the previous bird? and the right tibia of a male figure , facing left. 7) The thighs of a male figure facing right. On the left side of the fragment there is part of a black and red motif? 8) The upper part (chest to thighs) of a naked male figure, facing right. 9) Part of a male figure's thighs, facing right. 10) The previous figures lower part of legs and part of a black band. 11) The biggest part of a bird, executed with black, added red and incisions. 12) On the left, there is the rest of the previous bird. Next there is the lower part of a lion, executed with black, addeed red and incisions. Behind the lion, there is the lower part of another male figure (chest to feet), facing left and behind him there is part of a bird. 13) The upper part of a satyr (head to thighs), facing right. His hair and beard have been rendered in added red. 14) The lower part of the satyr, chasing a maenad on the right (her right leg is only visible). The details of her drapery are in red and her tibia is white. 15) The left left of the running maenad. On the right, another satyr chasing a maenad (lower part of the figures is visible). 16) Part of a broad, black band. 17. Bit of plaster. 2005.91.0037.jpg
83.9.33 One side of this fragment is black glazed with four flowers on it. The flowers seem to be separated off into pairs, as in between them there is a line with up-side-down 'U' shapes inside it. The other side of this fragment seems to have the remains of what would have, perhaps, been a rim. The rim has black strips on either edge and a strip of terracotta on the top. This 'rim' has more fragment on each of it's sides, which are glazed black.
83.9.34 One side of this fragment is all glazed black and has three flowers on it. It also has two rounded lines, with up-side-down 'U' shapes inside them. The other side of this fragment also has a black glaze and seems to have a rim coming out of it, which could have been part of a base of a pot. 2006.20.0054.jpg
83.9.6 An almost round, single fragment of a foot to a pot. Base of foot is reserved, with a black indented inner ring; inside this are three more reserved rings, surrounded by thin black circles. In the middle of the rings is a tiny black dot. There is a thick black band all the way round the sides of the foot. The side of this fragment which would have been the inside of the pot, is black and details four flowers grouped together. 2006.20.0121.jpg
85.3.1 All around the neck (except where the handles would have been attached) is a band of chained together, inverted teardrop shapes and dots within two black lines. Main decoration on body consists of two bordered figural scenes; Side A: Dionysus on donkey led by boy; Side B: Hephaistos (Dionysos, according to Mannack) on donkey led by boy. Both scenes are bordered by two lines of vertical dots between three vertical black lines at the sides, and a series of alternating thick and thin vertical black lines above. At the bottom of the body is a band of upward pointing rays. 2007.01.0097.jpg
E.23.2 Funerary stele with vulture wings surrounding the solar disk, common during the time period. Below the wings is the text of the stele, surviving intact. Two men are depicted adoring the god Re-Horakhty, whose presence is indicated not only by the uraeus and sun disk but also his name inscribed in the text. It has been suggested that the dress of the figures indicates that they are Nubians; this is confirmed by the oddity of their personal names. The sky is depicted above the winged disk, each end being supported by the symbol of the west (on the left, only the top of the feather survives) and the east (on the right, more or less complete). A signature, possibly belonging to Flinders Petrie has been found above the head of the right hand figure. There is only one viable interpretation possible, when one combines the depictions with the details found within the text. The stele depicts the man Serep and his son Tkr-Irt-Hrw, not as has been assumed Serep with his Ka. A personal Ka has no need of the title m33 khrw, which is a title of the deceased, thus two deceased are depicted. There is no question that Serep is a man as he is depicted in male dress and has the male symbol after his name. There is enough evidence to show that the stele was once painted. Red pigment on the sun disk of the god is the most apparent, though a similar (if not the same) is found in several of the hieroglyphics and on the deceased as well as faint traces on the column to the right. A yellow stain remains in the first two columns, which could be remains of the paint used to fill in the columns. The combination of colours matches well with the red pigment found in the glyphs. 2007.99.0044.jpg
E.23.44 Glazed blue amulet in the shape of a head wearing a crown. The head is vaguely reminiscent of that of the dwarf god Bes. The top of the crown has been threaded for a string for wearing. The eyebrows are large triangles, above the sacred eyes which are joined. The nose is snout-like in between two puffed out cheeks. The mouth is thin lipped and small verticle lines indicate a beard. 2002.98.0994.jpg
E.23.51 A long flat beadm the top in rounded, the underside is flat and the edges appear to have been bluntly serrated. Turquoise in colour. 2002.98.0999.jpg
E.23.61 Sacred eye amulet, blue with the eye detail painted in black. A hole has been drilled through the amulet to enable wearing. 2002.98.0217.jpg
E.62.4 A small limestone tablet with the image of a monkey holding its young. It is square in shape although this appears to because the adult monkey's head has been removed. There is a hole in the centre at the top of the artefact presumably so it could be hung up. The adult monkey is bending it's knees to reduce its height which also gives the idea of closeness between the two creatures. The underside of the artefact has the same image only in reverse and with less detail. There is red pigment remaining on both sides around the feet particularly. 2002.98.0241.jpg
REDMG:1951.144.1 Exterior black glaze with red figure decoration all over; underside reserved, except for broad black band at curve from plate to stem, black on exterior and interior vertical surfaces of foot, and broad black band around pointed centre of plate. 12-petal rosette in central well, surrounded by red band, wave pattern to left, and black and red bands; figural scene showing three different types of fish (bream in profile, xxx and cuttle fish, shown from above) advancing to the left. Mussel and 6-petal rosette in field, on either side of the xxx. Rim decorated with red band above a laurel band to left floral motif. Red parts of decorative bands ruddled, whereas streaky brown has been used for artistic effect (shading to render a three-dimensional impression) on the fish. Some details on central rosettes and fish rendered with added white and yellow. 2005.99.0120.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.41 Black glaze exept for reserved underside and some of the foot (where glaze shows signs of having been unevenly dipped); resting surface ruddled. 2005.99.0127.jpg
REDMG:1964.1637.1 Small piece of side of pot including rim and part of handle. It seems handle would have been long and thin according to where the other part has been detached. Interior surface is black. One side of handle is black, whilst the other side is reserved. The exterior surface of the body is reserved also. The rim curves around reasonably sharply and the size and thickness of the handle suggests quite a small cup. 2006.20.0521.jpg
REDMG:1964.1639.1 Circular handle attached to a rim - possibly of a cup or skyphos. Traces of black/brown paint suggest the object may have been glazed (?) 2006.20.0289.jpg
REDMG:1964.1643.1 Circular, horizontal handle attached to rim of cup or skyphos. Interior is colored red. Rim is black and handle appears to have been black. Below handle is colored red again. 2003.93.0370.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:1964.1651.1 Reserved all over outer surface. Thin stem down to flaring foot. Base is damaged but appears to have been flat. Moulded bands on body - deliberate or as a result of production (?) 2003.93.0160.jpg
REDMG:1964.1656.1 Mouth has a flat rim and a thin neck. Body is widest around shoulder height. Foot flares out from stem to a flat base. Traces of black on body, suggesting it may once have been glazed (?) Some traces of red on body which may be the result of firing or remains of painted design.
REDMG:1964.1657.1 Foot reserved. Going up the stem the object becomes first narrower but then starts to widen out again reaching the widest area around the shoulders of the object. The body then becomes narrow again until reaches the rim of the mouth. A black gloss has been applied to the upper three quarters of the body including the rim and mouth. Dipped, lower part of body reserved. Bottom sloping obliquely, so that it can not stand. 2003.97.0927.jpg
REDMG:1964.1688.1 Slightly curved from left to right and curved from top to bottom, becoming steeper towards bottom of fragment. This suggests that the fragment may have belonged to a cup of some description which has straight rim and a sloping body (?) Fragment has the rim of the object. The rim is black and flat on the top. On the interior surface is a black band below rim, red, broad band, thin black band and red again. The exterior surface appears to have been black all over but faded to red. The material is thick and dark in colour. 2006.20.0502.jpg
REDMG:1964.1689.1 Appears to have had a black glaze. Triangular fragment which seems to have one edge that may have been a rim. 2006.20.0274.jpg
REDMG:1964.1691 Remains of black glaze on underside and around the rim suggest that the entire piece may have been glazed.
REDMG:1964.1695.1 Sharply curving. Exterior surface appears to have been brown on one half. Thin incised lines go aroung the other half. Clay is greenish. The interior surface is darker with deposits. 2006.20.0516.jpg
REDMG:1964.1712.1 Entirely reserved. Coarse material made worse by deposits. Thin sides to deep and wide body. Base appeared to have been flat but know has deposits. No handles exist. 2003.93.0182.jpg
TEMP.2002.9.2 Larger piece (1) is made of three fragments and shows the top of the front panel with a pattern of horizontal palmettes with dots in field above a scene of a woman, with head covered, facing a youth wearing a long tunic and holding a long stick (?). The vertical panel pattern on the left hand side is of two dots, staggered and joined by a line. Detail picked out in watery glaze and black. The inside surface of both pieces is almost ribbed and the glaze is streaky. The smaller piece (2) has remains of a thick handle with a palmette pattern below it. The design on the front has the same horizontal and vertical panels as the other piece but has an old (bearded) man facing left also in long tunic. Both pieces bend upwards to what would have been the mouth and there is a possibility this would have been trefoil shaped.
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.2003.6.6 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.2003.7.3 Exterior white with brown patterns. Following one edge abour 1.0 down is a set of faded brown lines. Between the edge and these brown lines on one side are five brown lines perpendicular to the two lines, while on the other is a single parallel brown line with 5 short perpendicular lines crossing. Below the two brown lines is a brown blob that looks like it may have once been a horses leg, but is nothing in particular now. Interior is brown.
TEMP.2003.7.50 Eight berries which appear to have been burnt, with burnt pieces of corn.
TEMP.2003.7.56 Both sides black. One side has small piece sticking out, which could have been part of a handle. 2006.20.0697.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.58 Top rounded, may have been rim to a pot. Black glaze on both sides. 2006.20.0691.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.59 Small fragment. Black glazed on both sides. One side has slightly raised area. Perhaps it would have been the start of a handle. 2006.20.0705.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.60 Fragment is made up of six smaller fragments, which have been rejoined, comprising the base of a pot. Interior and exterior are glazed black. Just above rim of base is a strip of red with a black line in the middle. Top and underside of base rim is red. Side of rim is black. Underside of base is concaved, with a red center. The red center, under the base, has a black circle around. 2006.20.0707.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.64 Fragment from the neck of a closed shape, with a flat, thick rim (1.4cm). Flat, top of rim seems to have been painted white. The side of the rim has a pattern around it. The pattern has a thin, black line parting small 'U' shapes. The top half of the pattern has 'U' shapes in it, which have tiny, verticle, red lines inside them. The bottom half is the same, however the 'U' shapes are up-side-down. The neck and small piece of the body, on the fragment, is glazed black and appears to have once had white paint on it. The fragment has a small piece of the pot's body on either side of the neck. One of the sides of the fragment of the body has the top of two figures on it. The right hand side figure is the top of a head but its features are unclear. The left-hand-side figure appears to be a women, with her left arm raised. The underside of fragment is terracotta colour. The inside of rim is glazed black and the inside of the pot appears to have been left terracotta. 2006.20.0008.jpg
TEMP.2003.8.1 (a)Part of the rim of an open jug of some sort. The inside segment of the rim is painted black, with numerous small bits having been chipped off. Moving outwards, the rim consists of the inside of the pot wall, which then splays out in a flat top rim, and then falls down again in a second wall that is left dangling from the outer rim. So, moving from the inside outwards on the underside, there is a valley of about 1.0 wide and 1.5 deep until the top of the second rim (which is peaked) is reached. The outward facing side of this downward pointed rim consists of alternating lines of black dots and thin black lines which run around the entire outer diameter of the rim. There are two rows of dots and two lines, alternating which each other, all of which are heavily worn. The top part of the rim, which would be facing upwards if the pot were complete, is about 2.2 wide and flat, marked with black raised lines that repeat about every .3 and which start at the outer edge and are 1.7 long, and painted black. These lines are heavily worn. There are also two significant chips in the top of this rim, each about 2 long. (b)Another part of the same rim to the same vessel. The same dot and line pattern runs around the outer diameter. On top the lines which are thicker at the end pointing into the pot are repeated, a palmette decorates the larger flat area of the handle region.
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