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14.9.45 Bottom of false neck has a broad red band. Shoulder has two broad red bands with several narrower bands in between them. The body is squat, with same pattern as the shoulder. Decoration is brick-red on pinkish-buff ground. Smaller band of red near and on the edge of the base, which is undecorated and slightly convex in shape (?). Blackening around hole where true neck has broken off suggests usage as a lamp. 2003.01.0006.jpg
14.9.47 Panel decoration. Broken wave band on neck; below this the end of a broad band and the beginning of a thinner vertical line bordering the panel on the right; within this frame a network composed of papyrus motives, horizontal and facing left with circles in the blank spaces. Inside a broad band extends from the top of the fragment (and presumably from the top of the vase) to the level fo the top of the band on the outside, the rest reserved. 2003.01.0082.jpg
2007.4.124 Black parallel lines next to broken handle; white paint under handle; faded black parallel lines perpendicular to other lines above and below area of handle; decoration worn, faded and chipped 2007.30.0047.jpg
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
2007.4.74 Thick red line going onto broken bit of handle 2007.03.0726.jpg
2008.7.176 Possible small brown mark on interior near broken edge.
26.2.27 On underside there are four thin streaky brownish bands with one thick black below. Dribble of paint from rim has remained on this surface too. On the topside, the rim is black with a darker band below and below that is a broken key pattern. Main design is a dotted rosette with two circles for the centre. This is between a white-red-white on black band. Perhaps a trace of a tongue to left (?) 2013.04.0064.jpg
35.5.15-19 Inside, 20b, meander border broken by cross, small piece of drapery. Outside, 19, two males in himatia facing, standing by a cushioned stool; hanging on the wall a shield and sheathed sword; 20a, tendril and corner of drapery; 21, tendril and part of himation; 22 and 23, bits of himation. No relief contour; brown for border of himation on 12 and 22, markings on seat of stool, cushion, and sword sheath. 2003.21.0094.jpg
35.5.20-22 Inside, 25b, 26b, meander border broken by square (rubbed and indistinct). Outside, 24, arm and part of body of woman dancing, the sleeve of her chiton pulled down over her hand; watching her a male in himation with stick, behind him a dropping lotus; 25a, legs of male in himation with stick; 26a, palmette. No relief contour; brown for bottom edge of himation. 2003.21.0088.jpg
35.5.34 Inside, reserved line around the rim; in a medallion framed by a key pattern broken by a chequered square, a male in himation leaning on a stick in conversation with an athlete (legs only). Outside, between palmettes an athlete with his arm resting on a pillar over which his cloak falls; on his right a man with a stick, on his left another male (face missing). Relief contour for pillar, walking sticks, and back of neck of all the figures. Hair contour reserved. Added colour, probably red, for fillet of bearded man, white for garland of the clothed figure in the medallion. 2004.10.0083.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.
45.6.11 Squat skyphos. Two handles on either side, one broken and one glued. Small closed mouth. Black band around middle of body. Added deep red colour all around the surface, flat base. 2006.20.0180.jpg
45.6.21 Shallow, flat interior with a hole in the centre and two black concentric bands around the hole in the centre. Rim flat and reserved. Body neck and foot black glaze. High foot andon circular base which is sloping and broken. 2006.20.0039.jpg
45.6.51 Deep, small cup of a pale yellowish clay. Rim slightly flarred. Short neck widening to round body with two upright handles on either side, one of which is broken, short foot and flat base 2006.20.0172.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
47.2.35 Standing female figure. Wheelmade body, moulded head. Woman in veil. Holding at breast level an object now broken off. Traces of black on head and eyes, red on face and clothes. Clay orange. 2008.99.0154.jpg
51.7.1 Black handle, mouth, neck and back of body. Around shoulder at front is a tongue pattern. Below is main design of a nude youth riding a horse to the left, white for reins and thinned glaze for black detail. Below is meander strip broken by two crosses (white on black). Black to base. 2005.88.0046.jpg
60.8.3A-B Lid: lowest tier of knob black, upper tiers reserved. Stem and band around stem black, then another black band, main design of trident-lotuses and palmettes. Side of lid black, underside reserved. Lekanis: interior black with a streaky spiral pattern through which the clay shows; handles originally black; broken wave pattern around outside of rim, then black band; lower part of body, outside of footring and resting surface black; base reserved. 2002.97.0575.jpg
74.7.4 Flat resting surface, concave underside. Small conical shaped body. Narrow thin neck, broken and tilted slightly to one side. 2002.97.0549.jpg
91.11.2 Shape similar to 91.11.1. Top broken off. Slightly concave beneath. Greenish transparent glass, some internal incrustation. Some solidified grey matter inside. 2005.02.0238.jpg
91.11.4 Top broken, mouth partly preserved. Flares v. gradually from 4 cm below mouth, bottom curved like alabastron. Mouth flared. Transparent glass, bluish iridescence. Slight encrustation. Some striations in glass.
E.23.47.1 A string of random beads placed together. The string consists of two Horus amulets, two lotus petal amulets, two scaraboid amulets, several single beads of circular shapes, one shell, one broken unidentifiable amulet and one cylindrical bead. There are varying colours and sizes. 2002.98.0232.jpg
E.47.6.10 Pink clay with a white slip. Very rounded shoulders, tapering to flat base. Body striated. Two handles and narrow neck, with wide mouth. Spout on shoulder. Large piece broken out of one side. 2002.98.0020.jpg
E.62.33 For grinding malachite, an antiseptic face paint. Double-bird design; tip of one 'wing' broken off (not missing). Hole for threading in top centre. [Other palettes represent deer, turtle, fish] 2002.98.0120.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:1953.25.81 The piece consists of half of a foot, which is broken about halfway down its length. The half remaining includes all five toes, with slightly curling little toes and a rather stumpy big toe. The foot sits upon a thick sandal. Under this is a chunk of unworked marble, presumably part of the original base of the statue, which takes up about the same amount of mass as the carved foot does. This underside is rough and worn. The break halfway through the foot in fairly clean, leaving a rough, but planar surface. 2002.97.0588.jpg
REDMG:1964.1653.1 Thin neck and wide body with thin stem and base. Traces of an uneven black colouration around shoulder. Moulded rings around base. Although broken, base seen to be wider than stem. Black, circular discolouration on base and on shoulder. 2003.93.0155.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.2003.6.25 Fragment of the middle segment of a plate(?) chalice(?) with the stem that would have held it up broken off. Exterior, white, interior black with two slightly faded relatively thin white lines that would have made a circle, with a white blob (part of an X?) and a red dot on and in between the lines of the possible X within the circles.
TEMP.2003.7.31 Small figurine, possibly an animal, because the nose/mouth is pointed like a snout. Has two small holes for the eyes, and three holes above them. The neck is thinner than the head, and the arms are clearly defined, although are broken. The figure is of a red colour, with remants of black paint on the head and lower back.
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