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14.9.51 Underside is reserved. Chocolate brown on whitish-buff. The topside has the lower part of a bird including a leg and foot at top with two broad bands below. The bird may be a duck or the like and appears to be running to the right. 2003.01.0086.jpg
2007.10.2.193 Naked man standing up, leaning on a tree. Another figure sitting down. A bird in the background.
2007.10.2.290 A man, possibly a soldier, with a shield and a helmet on, he is standing next to what appears to be a pillar with a snake coiled around it, at the foot of the pillar is a lamb and perched on top of the pillar is a bird.
2007.10.2.299 Semi-naked female figure with a robe draped over her outsretched left arm. The figure is standing next to a plinth upon which a large bird is standing (probably a peacock).
2007.10.2.303 Possible battle scene, containing five horses and two men, figure to the far left(only wearing a cloak) is on horse back and figure to the right is falling from a chariot (naked), pot at the bottom with contents spilling out, possible bird to its left
2007.10.2.305 A male figure stands over another figure, prostrate on the ground. The standing figure (probably male) is dressed in a cloak and tunic and holds a blade or scythe in his right hand. The standing figure appears to be holding the decapitated head of the second figure in his left hand. Behind the figure prostrate on the ground is an ox whose front legs are raised from the ground. To the right of the cast a tree or bush is depicted with a large bird (possibly a peacock) perched on one of its branches. At the centre of the cast there is what appears to be a standard or post with two serpents coiled about it. The serpent's heads face each other at the top of the post.
2007.10.2.95 Male figure leaning against a wall. Some sort of bird, possibly an eagle, is pecking from his hand.
2007.9.1.101 Displays hieroglyphs, predominantly a water bird and a thin necked jar.
2007.9.1.29 Displays a coin depicting a large bird, possibly an eagle, with unrecognisable writing around the outside.
2007.9.1.54 Displays a kneeling human figure holding a bird in their hand, and with the other arm possibly around an animal.
2007.9.1.83 Displays a crane or similar bird standing next to an altar or pedestal surrounded by a few plants.
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).
2007.9.3.9 Displays the head of a woman, her hair tied in a bun, below which is the image of what may be a bird.
2008.2.1.11 Male figure standing with a bird by his feet. He holds something above his head in one hand.
2008.2.1.36 A large bird, possibly a swan.
2008.2.1.39 Frontal depiction of a small winged male figure with wings spread. The figure is holding what appears to be a container in his left hand. The figure seems to be dangling what is possibly a bunch of grapes over a bird (possibly a goose).
2008.8.2 Exterior: Greyish-black overpainting depicting 2 standing birds with curved necks. The bird on the right has wings spread and short horizontal lines on the wing and tail suggesting feathers. There is a reddish stripe overpainted across the body and across the tail. The bird on the left is cut off half-way across the body, but the same red body stripe and feather markings are present. Above the birds is a semicircle of thin bulb-shaped parallel vertical lines and around the birds are several circles of varying sizes.
2009.10.2 53 Man sitting on barrell, taking off weath and handing it to a bird, a peacock or pheonix. Number 53.
2009.10.2. 55 Figure of a man with staff and other object in left hand, a large bird. some greek letters. Number 55
2009.10.2.100 It depicts a bird sitting on a horn-like instrument. Gem cast number - 32
2009.10.2.140 Figure of a woman lying underneath a tree containing large bird. Two male figures stand to the left. Number 12.
2009.10.2.147 Figure of Hermes in winged helmet and sceptre (left hand), pictured with animals including bird, tortoise, goat and scorpion. Number 19.
2009.10.2.148 Profile of Hermes pictured with a cloak and sceptre, also a bird and a crab ontop of a pillar. Number 20.
2009.10.2.166 Clothed Hermes carrying a sickle and caduceus and wearing a winged hat and sandals standing near a bull, a bird and a body on the ground (possibly dead). Number 38
2009.10.2.176 Large caduceus with a bird on the left and a scorpion on the right.
2009.10.2.179 Bird with a feather in its mouth standing next to a caduceus.
2009.10.2.2 Man in armour, sacrificing an animal (a lamb), surrounded by small pictures of a man and woman in profile, and other animals including a snake, a crab and a bird. Number 2.
2009.10.2.248 (?) Gateway or building with two pillars either side and a larger central pillar. A crescent moon and star above the central point and a bird on either side above the paired pillars. Number 38
2009.10.2.256 Reclining nude Aprhodite with drapery under a tree with a bird in it, accompanied by one winged child playing a lyre, another fanning her and a third figure under the tree. Number 46
2009.10.2.271 Large bird or bird-like creature holding a shield and two spears. Number 61
2009.10.2.368 Male figure wearing a cloak and helmet, standing near a pillar with a bird on top. There is also a snake wrapped around the pillar and a dog at his feet. There is a Latin inscription 'POTITI' number 24
2009.10.2.369 Male figure wearing a cloak and helmet, holding a bow and arrow. He stands near a pillar with a bird on it and a snake wrapped around it. A dog stands at his feet and there is a star above his head. Number 25
2009.10.2.370 Male figure wearing a cloak and helmet, holding a bow and arrow. He is standing near a pillar with a bird on top and a snake wrapped around it. A also dog stands at his feet. Number 26
2009.10.2.54 Man with a beard sitting on a rock, taking off wreath and handing it to bird. Number 54.
2009.8.121 Profile of a man, looking right. Top of his clothes can be seen. At the bottom are three symbols: the one in the middle: two hands shaking; the one on the left could be a bird, the one on the right a flower. Cast number: 65
2009.8.125 A bird, maybe a crane, fighting a snake. Cast number 70
2009.8.165 A woman wearing a dress with a bare chest. On her right side a bird, maybe a crane. Cast number: 19
2009.8.274 A cow wearing some kind of crown. Above her are the insignia of the pharaoh. A bird sitting on a branch, maybe a hawk, referring to Horus. A sun with wings above it all. Cast number: 5
2009.8.90 A bird. Maybe a crane. Inscription on the right side. Cast number: 34
2009.8.97 A small man with a beard and a shield fighting against a bird, maybe a stork. Cast number: 41
2009.9.217 A bird sitting in the crown of a tree looking towards the sun. Cast number: 52
2009.9.218 A creature half woman, half bird playing the lyre. In the left corner, there is a star. Cast number: 53
2009.9.283 A warrior with a beard wearing a helmet and holding a spear and a shield, receiving a wreath from a woman with wings, probably Nike. On the left side next to Nike is a cornucopia, on the right there is a basket with fruits and wheat ears as well as a bird. Cast number: 21
2009.9.293 A naked woman wearing a cloak and a ribbon in her hair, holding a vessel in her hands. On the right side a rooster or bird can be seen, on the left side a spider (?). Cast number: 32
2009.9.38 Monkey like figure with a long penis between its legs, holding up both arms with fingers that look like feathers. A bird maybe even a hawk sitting on its head. There are stars above each hand and a twig above the head. Cast number: 52
2009.9.51 Hieroglyphs. On the left bottom corner a bird, probably an owl. Cast number: 63
2009.9.55 A bird, maybe a hawk, holding a spear or stick in its beak poking in a vessel. Behind the hawk there is the profile of a man with an aureole. Cast number: 69
2009.9.93 A winged child holding a twig standing next to a falcon/hawk. On the right side another winged naked child, standing next to a bird which bended its head. Cast number: 26
2009.9.94 A winged naked child on the left side, holding a twig and a bird on its neck. Opposite to it another naked winged child with a bird at his feet. Cast number: 27
2009.9.98 A naked winged child poking a bird sitting in a tree with a stick or spear. Cast number: 31
26.2.40 Underside, black, turning to red within the double foot-ring; resting surface reserved. Upper side, winged feline (with incisions and applied red markings in the shape of inverted commas on soulder and down foreleg) to right with left paw raised above what may be the tail of a sitting bird or siren, red and incisions on field ornaments. Cream slip. Bands of red and white superimposed on black. 2003.46.0095.jpg
26.2.49 Standing siren or bird to right facing sitting bird or siren to left. Black on pinkish-buff with applied red on both figures. Incisions. Field rosettes, of early Corinthian type with incised lines crossing at centre, and blobs. 2005.02.0483.jpg
26.2.90 On top faded lotus-palmette chain and, where handle plate began, tail of bird or siren. On side step pattern. On underside one plain band, now golden brown. 2013.04.0211.jpg
26.2.91 Outside, on red slip, breast and wing of siren or bird with neck and breast reserved, red for base of near wing, body black below it, black for outspread far wing with alternate red and black, marked off by incisions, for wing featers; rosette with two incised circles at centre and applied red on centre and each petal. Inside black. 2013.04.0213.jpg
26.2.92 Outside, on red slip, hind legs and part of body of a bull (?); behind, legs of bird or siren; in field one cruciform rosette. Incisions. No trace of aplied colours on figures, but below the figure zone bands, white-red-white on black. Inside black. 2013.04.0216.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
26.5.1 Inside black apart from a reserved band around rim and disk in bottom. The Handles are black on top and reserved underneath. Both sides are the same, with a bird (duck/swan) on each side between palmette with curling stem. Under one handle is an ivy leaf on a stem. Below are bands. Red band around top of foot. 2005.89.0088.jpg
26.7.4 Top of mouth one thick and four thin bands. Dots appear on side. Four horizontal lines appear on the handle. Daisy pattern on shoulder and below that three bands. Three warriors marching right in snowstorm, spears sloping forwards. Shield of central warrior blazoned with flying bird, other two divided vertically, one half red and the other brown. All figures and shields are incised. Six bands down to base. 2004.95.0069.jpg
27.4.11 The interior is black, but reserved at the bottom of the bowl. There is a red line around the lip. The body is decorated with figural scenes. A: Two sphinxes. B: A female figure (Artemis or 'Mistress of animals'?) between two lions (alternate stripes of white and red indicate the ribs and hindquarters of the lions). Beneath each handle stands a water bird (swan?) facing to the right. Rosettes and rows of dots in the field. Below the figural zone are two red lines, then a black band, a frieze of narrow black rays (slightly overlapping the black band above). The ring foot is black on the exterior and resting surface. The central part of the underside is decorated with a black dot at centre, surrounded by a black dircle and, farther out, a red circle. White is used on parts of the lions, necks and breasts of sphinxes and woman, and parts of the wings of birds. 2003.15.0009.jpg
27.4.15 Pale clay, paint fired red. Trefoil lip. On neck, a central panel with bird (?), flanked on either side by two vertical lines, panel of zigzag (?) or oblique lines, three more vertical lines. Top and bottom of body broad band; thin bands filling space 2003.97.0776.jpg
27.4.4 Paint is red-brown. Single handle with incised line down back creating two halves. Trefoil mouth with short bars around, leading to long straight neck. On neck are two parallel bands at the top, above four groups of three tongues with a red bar across top. Three bands separate neck design from shoulder design of three grazing deer facing right with zig-zag fill ornaments above shoulders and a small bird (?) on extreme left. On body is one zone of checks and then bands to base. Base is flat and reserved. 2003.97.0780.jpg
33.4.3 The mouth, neck, and handle are black, with some reddish patches. There are two reddish brown lines above the shoulder carination and two below it. The body scene depicts a naked youth in profile to the right, offering a bird (duck?) to Charon (the ferryman who conducts souls to Hades). The latter, standing on his half-moon shaped boat, wearing reddish-brown clothing and a dotted ovaloid headdress, is accepting the offer. Below, there is a reddish brown line on a reserved (but glazed) area. The rest of the vessel is black, with the exception of a red line on the upper part of the foot and its reserved (but glazed) vertical element. 2001.99.0009.jpg
38.4.7 Inside is reserved with black rim inside and with crosses on the outside. Handle has horizontal bars and crosses. On neck, grazing horse with degenerate long-legged bird between each pair of legs. From shoulder to base bands, lozenge and other ornaments in the field, flanked by vertical lines, slanting bars and horizontal zigzags. Horizontal handles, attached halfway down body, decorated with vertical bars. Lower part of base is black to foot. Base is concave and reserved. 2003.95.0088.jpg
38.4.9 Blackglaze except for white decoration and reserved base of the foot. A: grotesque bearded god with large head reclining on ground; bird perched on right hand, budding stick as sceptre in left. B. Hermes wearing petasos and short chiton leaning on stick; caduccus in field behind him. Retrograde inscription; letters shown look like W,H,I,O... 2004.75.0006.jpg
39.9.1 Short narrow neck of jug is glazed black. Handle begins at top of neck and carries on to top of the body. The part of the jug joining the neck and the body, has a palmette design on it, in a circle. This circle is broken for the black part of the handle. There is a large palmatee decoration underneath the handle, where it ends on the body of the jug. Body of jug has red-figures on it. Starting from right-hand side of the handle, going from left to right: First figure looks like a women in traditional Greek clothing, kneeling down. She is facing right. The figure to the right of her looks like a naked man with wings. He is standing on one leg and facing right. He is reaching one of his arms out. Underneath that arm there appears to be a duck. To the right-hand side of the duck, there is a man sitting on a stool. He is in traditional Greek cloting and is holding a large box. This figure is also facing right.Underneath the box there seems to be another object, but it is unclear. Perhaps it is a head? Or perhaps it is where the black glaze has been rubbed away, to reveal a patch which looks like decoration on the jug. He has a winged man kneeling in front of him. This man is facing left, towards the sitting figure. The next figure looks like a women in traditional Greek clothing, kneeling down. She appears to be holding something in her hand, perhaps a mirror. She is facing right. Inbetween her and the next figure there is a bird, facing right. The next figure looks like another women in traditional Greek clothing. She is standing on one leg, with her right arm reaching out. She is facing left. Behind her is a 'T' shaped object, perhaps a stool?. Rim of the base is a red/terracotta colour. underside of base is slightly concaved, with many black rings inside. There is a black dot in the centre of the bottom of the base.
44.4.1 Mouth and handle are black and beneath it is a palmette flanked by tendrils with campanula flower. Neck has long, black tongues. Main design is a bird with outspread wings and in the field are reserved disks with a black dot. Below this is an uneven reserved band. Side of foot-ring is black and grooved. Base is reserved and depressed. 2003.26.0003.jpg
45.3.1 Decorated on top of mouth and neck with black tongues. Handle with two dots (rows?). Body decorated with two figural zones with plain bands framing and between. Top: two facing cocks and a long-billed bird to the right; incised rosettes in field. Bottom: two panthers facing a long-billed bird; incised rosettes in field. Incised details on birds and rosettes (divided into four, six, or eight sections). Traces of purple on all animals. Bottom: small ring inside two concentric bands. 2003.97.0266.jpg
48.2.1 The interior is glazed black. There are two zones of decoration. Top (A): water bird, horseman with dog, lion; top (B): lion, horseman, waterbird. Bottom: seven swans, three decorated with incisions, above a ray base. A few rosettes and a dotted rhombus in the field. The base and rim of the foot are reserved. 2003.16.0003.jpg
48.5.1 Inside: Central part reserved and decorated with black band in the centre surrounded by three black concertic bands. The rest is black, superimposed with two red and white bands. The top of the rim is decorated with a band of two rows of dots framed by thin black bands. The incurving rim is decorated with back and red thin bands. A: Swan facing to the left with spread wings. Incised rosettes and dots in field. B: bird (owl?) facing to the right goat to the left coloured partly in red; Incised rosettes in the field C: Bird (goose?)partly coloured purple and facing grazing goat(?) to the left but very faded. Below, broad black band with superimposed white-red-white at top and bottom. Triangular rays on a black baseline extend from the base. Narrow black band around middle of foot. Black band with superimposed white on inside of footring. On base, two black bands and a central dot. Exterior and interior of ring foot black 2010.98.0115.jpg
50.10.1 The interior, from the lip down, is reserved. There is a thick band on the lip and vertical bars on the exterior of the rim, then five bands, evenly spaced, between the rim and where the handles start. Neck (A,B): Panel between two triglyphs, each consisting of three vertical lines, a band of diagonal lines, and another three vertical lines. Panel filled with a long-legged bird facing left (body outlined and filled with vertical lines), filling splotches, and a horizontal triangle, cross-hatched, to the right. Shoulder (A,B): Seven vertical lines, panel, seven vertical lines. The panels are filled with (A) dog (silhouette) runing to right, with filling ornament, (B) same, but the dog chasing a hare. Horizontal bands cover the exterior of both handles, and the handle zones are outlined with a very thick band. Body: three horizontal bands; close zigzag; seven more bands; a large black band covering the lower part of the body and the foot. Resting surface and underside reserved. 2003.95.0091.jpg
50.12.21 Interior: in a rondo, part of flying bird, rosette in field. 2007.01.0147.jpg
51.4.11 Glaze is dark brown, sometimes with a reddish hue. Glazed on rim, neck (interior and exterior), handles, at junction of body and stand, and on exterior of foot. Cartoon-ish black-figure scenes on body and stand, with incised detail. Body, side A: Legless horseman, with arms spread on either side, to right on a horse held by a bearded man in a short tunic, with a dagger at his right side, who stands to his left. Behind him stands another bearded man wearing a short tunic, who holds a branch in his outstretched right hand, and bends his left arm at his side. Body, side B: Another legless horseman advances to the right, also with arms outstretched, on a horse, galloping towards a bearded, male figure, wearing a long tunic, who stands profile to the left. Stand, side A: Two confronting water birds, with 3 flecks behind the right water bird. Stand, side B: Two male figures in profile to the right, with a dagger at his left side; the second figure, who is shorter, seems to be bound. 2002.97.0369.jpg
51.4.5 Decoration in black and purplish-brown over a pale slip, with incised decoration on the back. At the top of the body is a broad band between two pairs of narrow bands. Above this is some evidence of a frieze of vertical bars. Below is a figural frieze, decorated at front with a geometricising bird flying profile to the right, holding a wavy line in his beak. He is surrounded by two crosses and two clusters of 8 dots (rudimentary rosettes) in the field. A floral decoration at the back is comprised of four interlocking palmettes, with purplish-brown petals and brownish-black hearts separated by incisions, with tendrils terminating in volutes emanating from either side of each sideways palmette. The lower part of the body is decorated with a thick black band between a pair of thin bands, above, and a thin band, below. 2004.06.0004.jpg
52.3.4 Interior: black spots on lip; alternating black and reserved bands on interior (restored), surrounding a tondo decorated with sphinx, profile to the right. Exterior: Rim decorated with a band of zigzags, slanted to the right; body decorated with an animal frieze, above two thick black bands; exterior of handles and foot glazed black (restored). The animal frieze shows (from under the preserved handle): a water bird, left wing outspread, profile to the right; billy-goats (4) grazing profile to left, alternating with panthers (3), profile to the right, each with left forepaw raised and head frontal; spots of varying sizes in the field. 2004.07.0009.jpg
60.1.1 Bird; three dots in triangle above tail. On either side two markings. Beneath handle palmette flanked by two markings. Neck (upper part), mouth, and top of handle black; also lower part of body and foot. Base underneath reserved. 2003.99.0032.jpg
60.1.2 Bird (swan) between two markings. Beneath handle palmette, flanked by two markings. Lower part of body and top of foot black. Side of foot and base reserved. 2003.97.0377.jpg
73.6.4 On the outside surface is a figure zone, on the left edge of which appears to be the edge of a square. To the right of this is the lower half of what appears to be a swastika and below, a dot rosette. A vertical palmette is figured in the middle of the surface, to the right of which is the tail end of a bird, the head and neck missing. Below all of this, is a curved black line, and then the edge of what could be a circle. The inside is covered in black gloss. 2002.97.0210.jpg
73.9.6 A small fragment with possible figure of bird (front part and head missing) and above this, a circle design with a dot in the centre. The back of the fragment is covered in black glaze. 2002.97.0193.jpg
77.5.1.1-17 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
80.7.1 Interior glazed black, except a reserved band around the bottom of the bowl. Lip, lugs and exterior of handles also glazed black. Exterior: a band of lotus leaves on the rim, and a figural frieze on the body, with black bands above and below it; another black band just above the foot; the exterior and interior sides of the foot ring are black, while the resting surface is reserved; the underside is reserved, except for a black dot with black and red circles (one each) around it. The figural frieze shows: two confronting sirens, in profile, on either side of an inverse lotus bud; a water bird, profile to the left, turning its head profile to the right, back over its bod; two confronting panthers, both turning their heads to the front, on either side of an inverse lotus bud; another water bird, similar to the first except its beak touches its back. A 6-pointed star decorates the field beneath each creature. 2010.98.0222.jpg
E.65.17 Amulet shaped like the Ibis bird. The details are unclear but it is apparent that the neck cranes down so that the head sits on the body. The hole for threading is attatched to the neck. The whole bird sits on a flat base. 2002.98.0948.jpg
REDMG:1950.25.1 Black interior to bottom of rim. Laurel wreath, to right, on neck, above a row of widely spaced dots. Body decorated with egg-and-dot frieze, between reserved bands, which stops short of the handle on either side; figural zone except beneath handle (palmette with floral blossom at centre, three vertical lines at heart, vegetal ornament and flowing tendrils on either side); inverted waves, to right. Exterior surface of foot is ruddled on the upper part. Reserved resting surface and underside except for black circle at centre, surrounded by broad ruddled band, and black on inner foot ring. The figural scene shows a female figure, dressed in a belted, sleeveless chiton, reclining on her front, profile to right, reaching towards a phiale held by Eros, who advances profile to left, crouched and holding a wreath in his lowered right hand and a phiale in his upraised left hand. Both wear their hair identically: spike stephanai, sakkoi, and pony tails. Behind Eros a bird, profile to the right, on a perirrhanterion (pedestal basin). Added white, ‘gilded’ with yellow, on floral and vegetal ornament, headdresses, wings, and basin. 2003.93.0334.jpg
REDMG:1951.113.3 Black glazed except for reserved areas: lower part of body, reserved (interrupted by a black line); upper part of foot, and underside (resting surface glazed black except for a reserved band). Back decorated with a (white) wavy ivy garland beneath handle; front decorated with two incised lines, egg-and-dot frieze on which eggs are surrounded by incised lines; another pair of incised lines; waves to right, garland from which hang alternating fronds and bunches of grapes, with longer sprays at sides; on a pair of dotted groundlines stands a bird (wren?), profile to left, between two flowers.
REDMG:1951.137.1 Inset circle of knob decorated with a cross with chevrons in the angles. Bars on rim of knob. Black stem, reserved band at attachment to lid, which is decorated with a figural scene. Bird (partridge or pigeon) standing profile to right, towards a female head (Aphrodite), profile to left, wearing dotted spiked stephane, sakkos, and a pony tail, as well as white hoop earrings and a dotted necklace. Two dotted four-petal rosettes in field behind her. Scene flanked by two sets of tendrils from which emerge lotus buds, on either side of a palmette from the top of which emerges a lotus bud. Added colour (yellow on white) for details of bird, stephane, jewelry, and flowers. Flange on edge and underside of lid are reserved. 2004.73.0004.jpg
REDMG:1951.140.1 Upper surface of rim reserved, black ridge, and outer edge of lip decorated with a wave pattern to right; black below lip, on neck and on handles except forward handle attachments (on horizontal handles) decorated with rays; reserved patches beneath horizontal handles. Lower part of neck decorated at front with a short laurel wreath, to left, between two narrow reserved bands. Beneath the figural scene is a groundline comprised of a frieze of alternating maeanders (three) and saltire squares (one). Narrow reserved line at join with base, bottom edge of base, and underside. The figural scene is framed between a tendril, above the left handle, and a larger vegetal ornament, from which emerges a lotus bud. A Youth stands in 3/4-view to the right. He is nude, except for drapery slung over his bent right arm and held in his lowered left hand, and a white taenia on his head. He also holds a staff in his slightly upraised right hand. At centre is a bird (crane), seated in a perirhanterion (basin), supported by a fluted, tapered column, with a dotted capital, on a two-stepped base. The steps are decorated with small black spots and thin diagonal lines that suggest a marbled appearance. On the other side of the perirhanterion stands a woman, in 3/4-view to the left, with her weight on her right leg and her left leg relaxed. She wears a belted, sleeveless chiton, double bracelets on each wrist, a beaded necklace, and a spiked stephane, as well as a short pony tail. She extends her right hand to the bird and holds a box, decorated on the sides with black spots and lines, and three white spots on top, in her slightly upraised right hand. Above the bird is a rectangular frame (sometimes called a window but perhaps a votive plaque); above the box is a cogwheel. Most of the reserved areas are darkened with red wash, and the jewelry and other details in added white. 2004.99.0810.jpg
REDMG:1951.153.1 Decorated with geometric designs in medium brown paint: stripes in two directions on the head; two horizontal bands around neck, above vertical bands; scalloped designs on chest of bird; wings delineated with two bands on either side, filled with s-pattern; horizontal bands on neck; bands on either side of an ‘x’ behind the handle; top of tail filled with tall zigzags. Reddened inside mouth and around the neck 2005.90.0025.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.85 Top is flat and squared off. Groove below rim then the rim is diagonal, rounded ridge at base. Large flat section with design sculpted on top of it so it is in relief. Scene is of a griffin, a winged creature with bird head and lion-like paws. The ribs are clearly visible as are the lines in the wings. Front left paw is raised above a stick with snakes (?) curled around or a decorative branch (?). Below is a higher moulded ridge with raised egg and dot pattern beneath, before another moulded ridge. Bottom is flat but has diagonal scratches carved in - perhaps to help this section adhere to whatever it was originally part of. Many inclusions in material. 2005.90.0042.jpg
TEMP.2002.9.26 Interior surface is black with a reserved band inside rim. Rim and part of body remain. Offset rim is painted black. The picture is of a bird (perhaps a swan ?) with wings outstretched and neck curved. Bird is facing left, towards a horizontal line of four black dots. Below is a black band.
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