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11.10.12 Ribbon handle with projecting ends. Inside is black with two red bands at centre. On turned-in rim, one black band (level with the bottom of the handle) and one red band. The body is decorated with black lanceolate leaves bordered on the outside by five lines alternating black and red, on inner by two lines and band in black. The foot is decorated with black band and, on the base, a wide red band, two thin black bands, two central bands and a dot. 2003.97.0241.jpg
11.10.19 Shoulder: frieze of bars at base of neck; below, five palmettes, consisting of a central group of three, the middle one inverted, and one at each side with its stem on the side away from the handle. The lower branch of each stem curls into a spiral from the end of which a leaf grows. There are dots in the field. Body: black except for a pair of red lines around the top. 2003.12.0002.jpg
114.9.45 Pale buff ground. In handle zone, continuous zigzag, black. Below, two broad bands, the upper red. Bottom reserved, except black foot-ring; slightly raised central disk. Inside streaky black. Black on handles.
13.10.28 Wear peplos, distinctive necklace with large central bead. Fingers and toes incised. 2008.99.0087.jpg
14.9.106 Black gloss except for reserved resting surface and central part of underside. 2003.97.0523.jpg
14.9.108 Inside and outside is black glaze. Curved foot is black on outside. Resting surface is reserved. Inside foot ring is black. Base, from middle to outside, has central dot and circle in thinned glaze and broad band in black, then a reserved band. 2003.30.0010.jpg
14.9.117 Female wears ceremonial dress suggesting she may be a priestess, of long chiton, necklace with central drop bead and diadem or kalathos on her head. Incision around head and neck. 2008.99.0023.jpg
14.9.57 Central circular knob with painted black cross and sides filled with lines. Side has bars and the stem of the handle is black. Three black bands, two roes of staggered bars, black bands, diagonal lines with dots above and below, black bands, horizontal bars in two rows but are entwined, black bands. Inside is reserved and with a rim so it sits inside the base section. 2003.97.0758.jpg
14.9.71 Black floral rosette, small central circle with circle round that and 11 petals marked with incised lines, every other petal marked with red spot. This is surrounded by black vines and several small leaves, 2 of which are marked with incised lines. Background buff. Inside reserved. 2006.20.0348.jpg
2005.7.1 Foliate design with canthares in red-blue wool and a yellow wool central circle. 2002.99.0051.jpg
2005.7.2 Stylized tree ('Tree of Life'?) design in central roundel, surrounded by solid circular band. 2013.03.0020.jpg
2005.7.7 Pearl border and (obscure) central design executed in floating weft 2012.97.0010.jpg
2006.12.41 Narrow white bands with diamond pattern and central hatched square below 2007.03.0934.jpg
2006.12.43 Brown red diamond shapes with central hatched square 2007.03.0944.jpg
2007.10.2.237 A group of figures. The centre of the cast is a male figure who appears to be dressed in armour (helmet, shield, and cuirass). He appears to be standing on the deck of a ship. The figure is presenting or showing the head of a bull to a second figure (female) who appears to standing on the quay of a harbour. On the far right of the cast (behind the central male figure) is a second soldier. The scene possibly portrays an encounter between Theseus and Ariadne after the killing of the Minotaur.
2007.10.2.306 At the centre of the cast is a naked young male, he is seated on what appears to be a large smooth rock. A large serpent is coiled beneath the male figure and to the right a lyre is placed on a stand or podium. On the far right of the cast a second stand or podium is carved, this one has what appears to be a tripod standing upon it. To the far left of the cast stands a clothed female figure. She is holding a rod or staff. Her attention is not upon the central scene, she appears distracted by something which is occurring further left as her gaze is directed that way.
2007.10.2.311 A large female figure reclines in the centre of the scene. She is dressed in robes and is wearing either a helmet or a cap (Phyrigian cap?). Her left arm is resting on a disembodied (bearded male) head and her left hand holds a staff which rests against her upper-arm or shoulder. Beneath the large female figure and to the left of the male head are two shapes which possibly represent boats or ships. These shapes might indicate that the portion of the scene below the female figure is in fact a river or the sea. In turn this might suggest that the disembodied head is emerging from the water (possibly identifying it as a river god). To the left of the scene a very small figure appears to be presenting the large female figure with something, possibly a basket or urn. A slightly larger figure, leaning on a stick, looks on from beneath a tree. Above the very small figures head are two animals (presumably intended to appear to be further off in the background). One at least of these animals is certainly a horse. To the right of the large female figure's head there is a representation of a stag. At the top of the scene in a central position are three shapes. It is unclear exactly what these are (possibly huts or houses of some description?).
2008.2.1.65 A group of six figures. In the centre of the image are three figures, an older male figure who is seated; there is a female figure to either side of him. The female figure to the left is embracing the seated male. To the left of this central group is a young man holding the reins of a horse, which is on the extreme left of the image. To the extreme right of the image are two elderly male figures standing in the background. There is a temple in the background.
2008.2.1.73 At the center of the scene two horses pull a chariot one figure drives the chariot whilst another figure wearing armour holding a spear and shield stands in the chariot. Another figure is depicted up-side-down next to the chariot possibly knocked over the chariot or fallen out of the chariot. In the bottom right of the scene another figure depicting leaning on a shield. In the center at the top of the scene a figure is shown with their hands aloft possibly celebrating. to the right of this central figure is another clad in armour, it is unclear what this figure is doing.
2008.7.101 Surface slipped with red-orange wash. Strap handle sloping inwards; black glazed on the outside; inside in reserve. Row of uniform parallel black lines at the junction of the shoulder and neck. On the shoulder, five black palmettes, the central one inverted, with black tendrils and dots in between. On the body, black glaze misfired with two red parallel lines just below the junction of the shoulder and body.
2008.7.76 Interior: black overpaint on entire side of fragment; exterior: across centre of fragment a set of five parallel horizontal overpainted lines, the central line is slightly thicker and a dark red/brown, the adjacent lines are a lighter red/brown colour
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
2009.10.2.264 Central figure of nude Aphrodite holding an arrow in her right hand and holding a winged Eros' hand in her left, a shield with a face leaning against her left leg and armour on the floor. Winged Eros holding a bow on the right, and kneeling nude Hephaestus on the left with a hammer held above his head and an anvil in front of him. Number 54
2009.10.2.265 Central figure of nude Aphrodite wearing a cloak holding arrows in her left hand, with sitting Hephaestus in front of an anvil on the left holding a hammer above his head,and winged Eros holding a bow on the right. Number 55
2009.10.2.275 Central figure of a seated nude male wearing a helmet, surrounded by drapery, with a standing semi-nude female on the right resting a sheild against her leg, and a torch-bearing child on the left, standing on armour. Number 65
2009.10.2.284 Central seated figure touching a free-standing skeleton, with a standing figure on the left and a winged child holding an object on the left. Number 74
2009.10.2.320 A scene depicting two warriors attacking a giant. The central warrior is wearing a helmet and holding a spear and shield.
2009.10.2.409 Central nude male figure wearing a helmet leaning down towards a jar on the floor, with a nude male holding a staff on the left and an armoured male holding a shield on the right. Number 65
2009.10.2.410 Central male figure wearing a helmet reaching down towards a vase on the floor, with a male figure on the left, an armoured male holding a shield on the right and a pillar with a vase atop behind the central figure. Number 66
2009.10.2.532 In center, a kneeling warrior, holding a sword and shield, also wearing a helmet. either side stand two male figures wearing helmets, possibly capturing the central figure (?)
22.3.2 Inside is black apart from reserved rim. Two oblong handles, black on top and reserved underneath. Black rim runs around outside of the rim which is slightly offset. Main design is a satyr and maenad with tree between flanked by palmettes. Thin black band and black stem. Foot is black on top and reserved side. Resting surface is reserved and inside is half black and half reserved. Small central dot and circle. 2003.97.0712.jpg
22.3.23 Figural scenes are separated by tendril patterns. A: woman seated on ground, holding tray. B: Eros kneeling on one knee holding tympanum and mirror. Circular incised patterns in field. Brown for womans girdle and border of himation. White (now lost) for some detail. Underside of lid is black. Central knob handle has circular tendril pattern with a black band around. 2003.26.0096.jpg
22.3.25 Rim has black wave design. Two female heads separated by palmettes. Knob has whole palmette design. And white, and yellow residue colouring around the whole of the pyxis. Central knob with rays and circle in middle. Inside and outside of rim on knob is black but top is reserved. Underside is reserved. 2003.97.0899.jpg
22.3.26 The edge of the rim bears short, thick black lines. The interior of the plate is decorated with two rows of white lotus leaves (heraldic), separated by a reserved, thin line. Next, there is, a black, thick line, followed by a wave pattern around a reserved line that contours the central scene of a female head,in profile, facing left with a head dress (kalyptra) showing white details and her hair in a bun. Above her head, there are two ivy leaves and behind her is a tendril and small, fan-shaped palmette. In front of her there is a circular motif divided in four parts. The exterior is black apart from the edge of the rim , which is reserved and the lowest part of the body snd short stem. The foot (interior and exterior) is also black, with the exception of the reserved resting surface. The concave area is reserved, but bears a large, black round motif on the centre. 2003.97.0922.jpg
22.3.7 Stamped in the centre is a single palmette, surrounded by ring of eight palmettes at irregular intervals, outside an incised circle, and beyond that a similar ring of sixteen palmettes outside another incised cirlcle. Foot ring is black inside and out as is resting surface. Base is flat and ruddled with central black dot. 2003.30.0003.jpg
25.6.1 Three bands on saucer shaped mouth. Flanged sides, one band. Daisy pattern on shoulder. Cinquefoil with leaves touching central wheel and extends onto base of pot. Rough light brown cross on body below handle. 2003.98.0205.jpg
25.9.2 The inside is black at the base and reserved up the interior walls. On the upper surface around mouth are alternating black and red tongues surrounded by double row of dots between lines. Outside these is black around the curved body down the stem to the foot. Black glaze badly fired revealing many colours. Side of foot is reserved as is resting surface and central base section which is flat but raised a long way inside the footring which is black inside. 2003.97.0811.jpg
25.9.3 The vessel bears impressed (stamped) decoration and is black inside, as well as outside. There is a rope-shaped plastic motif above the shoulder of the vessel and the body is ribbed (long, tongue-shaped motives). Below the handle there are ten impressed palmettes (voluted with narrow divisions), arranged in an inverted triangle. The resting surface bears traces of a red line, its shallow inner side bears a black band, the central part is red and there is a black circle with a dot at the centre. 2003.31.0095.jpg
26.12.11 Inside black with reserved line round lip and reserved disk with one black circle in the bottom. Handle is black on top and reserved underneath. Outer surface, from top to bottom has black band, ivy leaves, black band, inverted ivy leaves, two black bands, main design, three black bands, broad black band, three narrow bands, red and black alternating bars, black band, red ridge, black foot. The main design is similar both sides of Amazons fleeing a quadriga (four horse chariot). Four sirens, facing handles, one each side. Horses are black with detail in red and white. Lower part of side of foot reserved, as is resting surface. Inner foot ring black with base reserved except for a central dot and two rings in black. 2013.99.0133.jpg
26.12.15 Inside is black with a reserved line halfway down rim and a reserved centre circle with a black band and a central dot. The rim is vertical and offset slightly. Two handles are black all over. Outside design, from top to bottom is, black rim, lotus bud and dots linked with chain, black band with narrower bands either side, alternating buds and dots slighlty diagonal, black band with narrower bands either side, rays. At top is a red ridge that then leads to a ribbed and reserved stem. The lower half is black as is the top of the foot and the side. The foot has a thicker ridge around the edge resulting in a channel effect going all the way around it. The resting surface and conical base are reserved apart from the inner ring of the foot which is black. 2005.89.0017.jpg
26.12.17 Inside is black except for a reserved rim and a medallion at the center with a dancing woman inside and with bands around the edge. Two handles, black on top and reserved underneath. Side A is a charioteer mounting quadriga, beside horses is a lyre player and at handles is a satyr pursuing woman. Side B is similar, but woman and satyr have changed places. Dots and branches with dots along in the field. Under each handle is a single ivy leaf. Black band, then black stem to foot. Top of foot is black but side is reserved as is the base which is flat except for a central concave black circle. 2003.10.0099.jpg
26.12.18 Inside is black with reserved rim and central medallion outlined with bands and has a picture of a man with a staff. Figures in black with incised detail. Two handles, one on each side, are black on the top and reserved underneath. Below each handle is a single ivy leaf. The outer surface has a similar picture both sides of a satyr attacking a maenad between two palmettes. Branches with fruit in the field. 2003.10.0098.jpg
26.12.2A-B Two handles, round with projections. Base has concave sides. Red band on rim. In handle zone are black zigzags, on body black and red bands. Flat base reserved. Inside is a black band below rim and then a black band in the base. Lid: Central circular knob with bands on top and down lid itself; rim set back to allow the lid to sit in pyxis. 2003.06.0096.jpg
26.2.31 The underside is reserved except for both sides of the foot ring which are black. The upper part is reserved apart from the decoration. This consists of a red band with three red, narrower ones below it. This forms the outline to the central medallion of black lotus buds and goups of palmette leaves which radiate from (missing) centre. 2013.04.0075.jpg
26.2.34 No finished edges. The underside has three brown bands only slightly darker than the clay itself. The topside has a central design of concentric circles linked by three lines supporting two leaves. This design is between two bands of white-red-white on black. 2003.46.0006.jpg
26.2.69 Outside: white, inside: on black central medallion, white daisy petal and large red spot within 2 white circles. 2007.03.1173.jpg
26.5.2 Inside is reserved except for two bands in centre. On top is a double row of black dots between red lines. Below are three black bands. Turned in rim is black on inside. Foot ring is black. On bottom is a central dot and two circles. Black but largely fired red. Handle is reserved. 2003.06.0099.jpg
26.7.1 Handles have a mixed pattern of horizontal lines at the top and bottom with vertical lines in the middle with the underneath reserved. Inside is almost ribbed in texture and painted black/brown with convex circle at centre. Outside is reserved apart from pattern which is similar both sides. Central design is a four-spoked wheel within two circles flanked by two horizontal patterns of crossed lines and three vertical lines. Below is two bands then brown almost to bottom except for a thin reserved band at base. Underneath is flat and reserved. 2003.08.0007.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. 2003.97.0053.jpg
27.3.5 Decoration faded brick-red. On lip five concentric circles, on handle is a vertical zigzag between two thin lines. On shoulder are two dogs running to the right. On body are a group of four lines, between two bands, then six lines, below which are four bands. The base is reserved and concave with a small central protrusion. 2003.03.0082.jpg
27.3.9 The decoration above the shoulder is unclear. A fish is probably depicted on the shoulder. On the body, black bands of varying thicknesses, range from top to bottom. The base is reserved and almost flat. Shallow groove between slight footing and central flat disk. 2003.03.0077.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. 2003.15.0001.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 2003.97.0773.jpg
27.4.9 Grazing goat to left but no trace of added red. Rosettes, with and without an incised circle at centre. Below goat four bands. On bottom two circles, one thin and one thick, round a central spot. 2003.57.0089.jpg
29.11.1 Mouth black inside and out with a reserved rim. Neck and underside of single curved handle are reserved. Shoulder has bars at base of neck with a ring of lotus buds on edge - circular mistake between rows. Thin black band around edge of shoulder. Body design has two men each leading a horse to right. Both wear cloaks, first helmet, second petasos. Red for beards, manes, tails and peytrels. White on helmet and design on horses, but badly faded. Black band followed by reserved band, then black stem. Disk foot is black on top but reserved on the edge with a flat, reserved base with a central circular concave section. 2003.97.0431.jpg
29.5.3 The decoration is executed with red colour and incisions. Rim: There are petal-shaped tongues on the top surface and dots at the side one. The back of the handle bears three, almost vertical (the central one is wavy) lines. Below the handle on the body there are five (the one smaller) rosettes (leaved rodakes), with incisions intersecting at the centre. The main design is a swan with outspread wings, facing right. Details are incised and there is some added red on its wings and tail. The swan appears to step on a row of petal-shaped spots that contours the sunk centre of the vessel, serving as a base. 2003.57.0088.jpg
29.5.4 Two bands on top of mouth and one on side. On the handle are five horizontal bars. Shoulder and bottom have a daisy/tongue pattern. On the body are four broad bands, alternating red for black and purple. All other areas are reserved. Base has small central concave circle. 2003.03.0089.jpg
29.6.1 Plaster cast of the “Ludovisi Throne” (Original in Museo Nazionale Romano di Palazzo Altemps). Central panel: Aphrodite (Roman Venus) rises from the sea assisted by two Horae (Seasons) on the shore who clothe the lower part of her body.The scene probably represents the birth of the goddess. Alternative interpretations: Persephone’s return from the Hades or Hera emerging from the Kanathos waters (Hera Parthenos). Left panel: Seated naked female figure (hetaira?)wearing a sakkos (hairnet) plays the double aulos. Right panel: Seated crouched veiled woman with a pyxis in her left hand in front of an incense burner (thymiaterion)
30.11.3 Central knob painted red. Paint red for black. On upper surface, band of lanceolate leaves framed by two thin lines, between two thick painted bands. Underside is reserved. 2008.99.0634.jpg
30.11.4 Interior surface has horizontal bands around rim and then black bands to centre . The space in between is reserved. Two horizontal handles, one on each side, are semi-circular with projections and each has a black line running along topside. On exterior surface from handles to base is a row of dots linked by lines, three black bands, leaves with lines inside, black bands, dots around shallow foot. Base is flat and has four triangles with hatching, four leaves in a cruciform shape attached to a central band and dot. 2005.89.0026.jpg
31.6.1 Inside is black with a reserved band around rim and a central reserved circle with a black band and a black dot in the centre. Two rounded handles, black on the top and reserved underneath. Offset rim, is black and a small ridge separates this from the first bands of lotus and palmettes linked by chains with dots between. Below this is a band with group of narrow bands either side. Next band has animals (panther and horse / deer / goat / boar) some standing, some sitting and some appear to be fighting. Finally there is a red band with a group of black bands either side. Final band has rays, alternately oblique and outlined. Bands then red band around top of stem and black foot on top and side. Resting surface is reserved and the base is conical with a black band around rim. 2016.99.0301.jpg
34.10.13 On front of body is the head of an Amazon facing right. Hair black and wearing head scarf with black dots. Foot ring is reserved. Base is ruddled and the outer circle slopes into the central circle which is convex. 2003.97.0473.jpg
34.10.2 On rim, one broad then three narrow bands and one band inside opening. Single band on lower part of rim, above handle. Main design is a cinquefoil, with each leaf joined by a stalk to circumference of central four-spoke wheel. At back below handle is a six-spoke wheel. Three-line spiral incised around body. Rest reserved. 2003.04.0086.jpg
34.10.4 Inside, red rim, black band, red band, black and red band around centre. On outside, red rim, black with two red bands and two more above the reserved zone with vertical lines to base. Red band on outside of foot and five band and a central dot. 2003.98.0190.jpg
34.8.12 The vase is black, both on the inside and the outside, with the exception of few, red lines. A sloping rim allows the lid to sit over the aperture. There is a reserved line on topside of the body, a red, carved circle and a groove around. There are also two, concentric carvings, one in the middle of the body's upper surface and the other one at its side. At the level where the body is divided in two areas there is a reserved line, while another one is apparent at the point where the body is narrower, above the point where it connects with the stem. The latter is divided in two areas by two, plastic, thin, red rings. Below, there are vertical ridges, one third the way down, wider towards the upper surface of the foot, whose larger part they cover with their moulded, tongue-shaped terminations. There is also a carved circle, surrounding these terminations. The foot is grooved and reserved in places. The surface underneath is irregularly painted black, with the central part reserved. 2005.88.0067.jpg
34.8.8 Mouth red on inside and outside, with lip reserved. Single handle which is red on top and reserved underneath, as is neck. Shoulder design is a cockrel with red on is facing right between stemmed ivy leaves. Black band around shoulder, faded to red. Body design is, from left to right, a standing man facing right, a seated man facing right, a standing man with robes draped over shoulder, facing left, a man standing facing left. All men have spears. Men are balck faded to red but eith red headbands. Detail is incised. Irregular black band then balck stem. Foot is balck on top and reserved on side and base which has central concave circle. 2003.97.0427.jpg
34.8.9 Quatrefoil with side hatching and central zigzag. Below, three petals below zigzag. Six-pointed star on back (very faint). On top of mouth four bands, the second from edge is broader. Dark brown patterning and yellow-buff clay. 2003.97.0006.jpg
35.4.2 Black on mouth and neck. Lower part of neck has vertical black lines which are thicker at the bottom. Palmette design on body with chevron heart framed in tendrils and with dots in groups of three either side of central leaf. Right and left a cluster of leaves and beyond, on either side of handle, similar cluster reversed. Beneath handle, cluster of leaves. Black band at bottom of base and foot. Base reserved. 2003.28.0092.jpg
35.5.1-3 Meander border, showing corner of drapery. (1) Exterior showing part of palmette complex with heel on extreme right. (2) Legs with very pale diluted gloss for markings. (3) Volute and 2 leaves of a palmette; relief contour for most of the tendrils and central 2003.21.0071.jpg
37.11.2 Top of mouth has one thick then one thin band. The handle has vertical zigzag (much worn) between bars. The shoulder has a daisy pattern above three bands. Bottom four circles round central spot. Over front of whole vase and covering part of bands is a large double palmette shape with projecting lines and groups of dots at one end and a circular pattern with dot at the other. Random dots over back area of body. Bands around base. 2003.04.0093.jpg
37.11.4 Black glaze all over except base and narrow resting surface which are ruddled and reserved respectively. Heavy foot ring, black all over. Black central dot and circle on base. 2003.97.0663.jpg
37.11.8 The decoration is executed in a colour varying from dull black to brown, on pale buff ground. Rim: Concentric circles on the upper surface and spots (tongues) on the side one (stephane). At the joining point of rim and neck there is a band and at the upper part of the neck a horizontal row of spots. Central handle: Decorated with short, thick, leaning lines. Neck: An olive wreath, the ends of which meet at the front where there is a cluster of olives (?) (dots). Shoulder: There is another horizontal row of dots immediately below neck that seem to be hanging from a line. At the join of shoulder and body, there is a broad band in the middle of two thin, concentric lines. Body: In the front, between the two handles, an olive-tree branch, framed by (left and right) a vertical motif of a row of dots, a line, two rows of larger, ovaloid dots and another line. This motif can also be found at the other side of the handles, used to frame a linear pattern (from a short line appear to be emerging three longer ones. On either side a vertical line, which leans slightly towards the motif in the middle. From the centre of this line emerges a long, wavy line. Below: there are two, concentric bands and three more that are not very obvious(?). The handles are ornamented with large dots. The foot is black, but the colour looks uneven. Interior of neck: Two concentric circles. 2003.36.0007.jpg
39.9.7 Underneath, between palmettes; A: Two satyrs around an amphora (oxypythmenos), the left satyr leaning towards and pushing the amphora, while the right satyr, also leaning towards the amphora, rests his hands on his left thigh; B: Two satyrs advancing to the right, the one in the rear holding either a branch with a heart-shaped ending, or a rhyton. The right satyr's stance makes him appear to be running. The rest of the vessel's body is black. The interior is also black with a reserved disk, 8.5 in diameter, containing a central dot and two concentric circles, the one close to the dot and broader than the other, which is closer to the edge of the reserved disk. Underneath, part of the base's hollow, conical surface of the stem is painted with a broad circular band. 2003.18.0003.jpg
44.1.1 Rim: There are black tongues around the aperture and dots on the side surface of the rim. On the back of the handle there is a row of dots, framed by two, vertical lines. The neck and the surface below the handle is left reserved. At the base of the neck there are black, petal-shaped spots. Top surface: The aperture in the centre of the ring is black with additional concentric, black lines between reserved areas and a row of dots. Some of the lines have incised diagonal lines across. The reverse side bears a similar decoration but without the row of dots. Side surface of body: The main design is of an Ibex and Lion facing a central rock, made of horizontal bands. Added red is used for some parts of the ibex's body as well as for the some of the bands of the rock. 2003.06.0006.jpg
44.6.1 Clay and surface of vase ferruginous buff, black glaze fired in parts to a pale orange brown. Inside is black with traces of red bands and there are red bands on the inner rim. The upper surface has circular patterns of dots (lotuses?) alternating with vertical rows of dots. Below these and above the handle are three bands, red between two black. Below handles are two bands and another around foot. Three bands on base with central dot. 2003.35.0091.jpg
45.10.1 Entirely black, except reserved on the underside, and the resting surface. Red figure decoration begins at the lower part of the neck, with a band of rays, in imitation of ribbing. The shoulder has palmettes, rosettes and circles with central dots with added white. Wave on rim. Body decorated with white: chevrons between dot rosettes. Red band on lowest part of body, above foot. 2004.99.0028.jpg
45.10.10 The interior of the vessel is black apart from the lowest part of o, whose lower part bears a reserved but glazed line. Exterior: a) On the right side, there is the upper part of a seated woman (part below her waist is missing). She is draped and wears a stephane (fillet) on her head. On the left side there is a floral motif whose stem is a wavy line that expands to the left. b) There is the back side of another seated draped female figure. c) The front side of the previous female figure. She is holding an alabastron with both her hands. d) On the lower left part there is the largest part of a voluted palmette with petal shaped divisions, connected with a tendril. The area next to the spring of the one part of the handle is reserved. e) On the bottom right there is the rest of the previous palmette, also connected with a tendril. f) On the bottom right there is the upper part of a palmette and on the upper left there is part of a tendril's volute. The area on the left of teh one spring of the handle is reserved, but glazed (plaster on top). g) Uneven black surface. h) A small part of the volute of the tendril of f and the stalk of a flower. i) Part of an inverted palmette, connceted with (part of ) a tendril, with (occasional) leaves on its sides. j) Small line, part of a tendril. k) Part of a tendril's volute. l) A figure's projected forearm and hand (figure's depicted on n?). m) On the right side, there is the stalk and part of the stem of a flower and a line that seems to be part of a tendril. There is also the spring of a handle. n) Part (head missing, neck and shoulder are scraped off, area below the knees missing) of a draped standing figure that has the left hand around the waist. o) The lowest part of a figure's drapery. p) Base. Inside tondo: seated woman with septre and standing woman holding out box. Exterior: part of floral ornament under handle. Outer and inner side of footring black, resting surface and underside reserved except for central black dot surrounded by three concentric bands. Moulded circle c.1.0 wide houses thickest, central black band. 2010.98.0133.jpg
45.10.14.1 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.
45.10.14.2 Interior: The rim is reserved and the neck is black. Exterior: There is a red line on the plastic ring that joins the rim with the neck. Neck: There is a black line, below which, on the left of the fragment, there is the right part of a fan-shaped? palmette (three, short divisions and a rectangular central part, the details rendered with incisions). On the right, there is part of a floral motif: part of a petal (vertical) and part of another one (horizontal). 2006.20.0626.jpg
45.10.22 a: The upper surface of the rim is reserved, although glazed. However, the side surfaces (internal and external) are black (apart from a reserved area that would not have been visible if the handle was not missing). The neck is also black on the inside, however, there is a perpetual motif of palmettes on the external surface. These are double palmettes (5 narrow divisions upwards and 5 similar ones downwards) that look as if chained together by a horizontal row of small rings and each such palmette is separated from the other by a vertical line with wider endings, while thin, curved lines (above and below) frame each palmette. The sides of the handle bear a black band each and there is also a thin line underneath them that contours the end of the neck. On the carination that divides the neck from the shoulder there is a thin line with added red colour. The shoulder bears a motif of tongues, divided by vertical lines, while a line underneath contours them. The motif does not appear under the surface of the handle. At some point underneath this pattern there is the beginning of another motif (black with 3 dots of added red and scale-like incisions). The interior of the rest of the vessel is reserved, since it is an amphora. b: It bears exactly the same motif as the previous neck bit. c: From the branch of a three-peaked floral motif there emerge two curved lines that are downwards and upwards, each forming an ellipsoid-shaped frame from whose lower (in the case of the curved line that goes downwards) or upper (in the case of the other line) endings form one floral motif each. The left one is a voluted palmette with 5 petal shaped divisions and the right one is a three-pointed flower, similar to the central floral motif, but bigger. Although the upper part of this pattern is not preserved apart from the starting point of the motives, it is certain that this would have been the heraldic motif depicted. Underneath this area there is a thin, black line and below that, a pattern of guilloche ( branches with tear dropped endings interwoven together) with a row of dots, framed (above and below) by two pairs of concentric lines. Towards the end of the fragment (which is also towards the end of the vessel) there is a radial-shaped motif, two lines and the rest of the surface is black. d: It is a part of the body's area that bears the guilloche pattern and the radial-shaped motif underneath, but one third of it is not preserved. e: On the left there is the upper part of probably a palmette (two endings of petal-shaped divisions). Next to that there is the depiction of a draped lower body part. The drapery is formed by the incisions on a black surface. There are diagonal incisions and wavy endings to denote the folds of an himation, as well as the lower termination of the chiton, which is suggested by two almost horizontal incisions, a wavy line and another horizontal incision. the drawing is detailed and clear. f: The part between the surface above the knees and a bit below the calf of a male figure that wears a short chiton (incised, wavy folds are visible above the knee), as well as grieves with out curving terminations (Hermes?) of added red colour, now fadded away. On his left there is the upper part of a palmette and on his left there is a diagonal line, with rows of dots on either side (characteristic of Dionysus). Very clear drawing. g: Half of the three-peaked flower, a bit of a black line and two petal-shaped motives. On the side, there is part of the dotted branch and what appears to be part of a figure's drapery (upper right body part ?), with some incisions used to render details. h: Between the lower body part of two figures there is part of the dotted branch. What is preserved from the right figure is incised lines and circles on a black surface. The left figure's drapery (peplos and himation ?) is preserved (below the waist), consisting of incised diagonal and wavy lines to denote the folds. i: A central male figure's (Dionysus) body from shoulder to legs is visible and surrounded by a dotted branch. He is standing between two figures. The male figure (there is part of beard with added red) on the left holds part of the branch with his palm (upper body without the head is preserved). The only visible part of the draped figure on the right is part of the legs. Incisions are used to render details. j: Apollo playing his lyre (kithara). The head (in profile, facing right), right hand and part of the god's front side of the body is visible, as well as the largest part of the lyre. Part of a dotted branch exists in the background. Incisions have been used to render the chords of the lyre as well as for the eye, contour of hair, ear and contour of the god's body, while a taenia (fillet) on his head is in added black colour. k: Only part of a thin, black line is preserved. l: two broad black bands that overlap at some point. Incisions and the ending of a dotted branch (part of draped figure?). 2010.98.0172.jpg
45.10.7A-B Lid: The top surface bears part of a central medallion (dots contoured by double, semi-spherical line), encircled by a black line, a red band, a broader black band and a red line. There is also an ivy spray between the last red line and a similar one. At the rim there is a rather careless tongue pattern, with inner dots (identical to the one of the central medallion, only frammed by thin, black lines). Sides: There is the representation of women pursued by the winged Eros. The naked Eros is flying and his himation with white spots on its top is falling over his forearm. At the level of his face there is an inscription, with white colour KALOS and underneath, KALH, above a bent fillet with thin, short, white lines emerging from its endings. The first of the women is headed right, having extended her right? hand towards Eros and holding and raising slightly her drapery (in order to run faster). Her head is missing, but she is probably looking backwards, to see the advancing Eros. The scene is reproduced again: Anoher Eros pursues another woman, who is running towards an altar? (rectangular, altar-shaped constuction, higher than the figures with a decoration of a large cross and dots in between). Among them there is again the inscribed KALOS, KALH. Many fragments have not survived, however this woman's head is not missing. She is looking backwards and wears a diadema, made of white lines. At the other side of the altar? there is another woman approaching it, having escaped the first Eros, but looking back to see him. She wears a white diadema and the same inscription is between her and the Eros. The scene is framed by two red, concentric lines (above and below the figures). The bottom surface is left reserved. Body: There is decoration of laurel stems and berries around the outer surface with details made of added white. This motif is framed (above and below with red, thick lines). The interior of both pieces is black. The feet have a black band on the side (ca 2 cm below their joining part to the body) and the rest of the surface is left reserved, apart from a black line at the rim. Half way up the inside surface of the feet there is a thin, black band. The base's central part is decorated with a broad black, circular band between thin black lines. 2003.94.0098.jpg
45.6.12 Inside has black bands and a central black dot. Outside has a rim with dotted rosettes in handle zone. Black band above main design of 9 inverted swans with red bodies and black necks. Groups of dashes in the field. Black band below design with vertical rays to foot. Foot is black on top, reserved on resting surface, black badn and reserved centre, which is convex. 2003.97.0738.jpg
45.6.15 Black lip on mouth. Neck is reserved as is the underside of the single handle. Black tongues under fine ridge at base of neck followed by a circle of black lotus flowers with white outer petals alternating with black buds. Body has black glaze, rather ruddled. Two thin red lines at top of body just below shoulder and one two thirds of the way down the body. Black disk foot with edge reserved. Base flat and reserved except for a concave central circle. 2003.97.0390.jpg
45.6.25 On brown ground is painted the remains of leaves and flowers in white, with dark red and blue-black. Small central knob handle. Rim flares upwards slighlty. 2007.05.0005.jpg
45.6.3 Decoration black and red. Central star; rays; tongues; bands. On raised rim, cone pattern between bands. Underneath, rim moulding and moulding on base red, foot-ring black. Pattern on rim is triangular shapes with curved edges, some inverted so they tessalate. 2003.97.0115.jpg
45.6.4 Brownish-grey in colour, apparently from burnt deposit. Shape is of a normal Corinthian kothon except that the handle is abnormally thick with no side projections. Inside, black bands in center. Turned in rim has black bands as does the top surface with four bands alternating thick and thin. Band near to foot. Base is raised and has two central circles. 2003.35.0088.jpg
45.6.62-63 Bowl-skyphos shaped and inside was painted brown. Outside, from top to bottom are concentric yellow, white, orange, black circles, with triangles between and pendant pairs of white spots. Below are pairs of red and white vertical strokes. The lower part is reserved. White band around foot. Lid is dark brown with central knob handle and steep shoulder but flat rim. Pattern matches that of circles and triangles on base. 2008.99.0624.jpg
47.2.1 Black gloss, with a greenish band around body towards base. Reddened resting surface and underside, with a central black dot within a faint circle in diluted gloss, and the interior of the footring black. 2010.98.0273.jpg
47.2.22 Interior: black ring on pale buff, black at rim. Exterior: broad and narrow black rings and one broad red ring, central black dot. Two wish-bone handles, black on both sides but reserved underneath. White painted ware I or II. 2003.92.0103.jpg
47.2.23 Interior: black ring and rim. Exterior: broad and narrow black bands, broad red band, more black bands and a central black dot. Handles black on top and bottom but reserved underneath. 2010.99.0034.jpg
47.2.3 Black glazed except reserved interior of handles, panels beneath handles, foot except inner surface of foot ring and concentric black circle around central black dot. 2001.99.0135.jpg
47.2.8 Black gloss except reserved bands at junction of foot and body, on resting surface, and on underside. Black concentric band on interior of foot ring; centre of underside decorated with two black circles and a central black dot within a black band. Interior decoration: at centre, 8 stamped palmettes, linked at their bases; outer band of 20 stamped palmettes, also linked at their bases; each palmette band inscribed by a band of eggs. 2001.99.0128.jpg
47.2.9 Black gloss covers the entire body, except for resting surface, and within ridge on underside. Underside is covered with red paint and further decorated on reserved area with dot at the centre, central circle, and two thinner concentric circles. Much of exterior misfired brownish. 2003.37.0007.jpg
47.6.2A-B Lid: Straight sides and a moulded rim at the top and bottom, both red. The plastic ring at the top of the lid black. The top is decorated with a depiction of a male figure, perhaps Dionysus (Ure) or Pan (Boardman) with horns springing from his head. He wears an animal skin (brownish dots) over his shoulders, with a hoof dangling. He seems to be stepping or sitting on another animal skin. In raised left hand he holds an indeterminate instrument (Ure: handleless fork; Boardman: syrinx) and he rests his right hand, brought before his body, on an oar-shaped object (trumpet; Ure: winnowing fan; Boardman: 'lagobolon'). To his left is the forepart of a pig (or dog?), and to his right, a basket with three corn stalks. There is also a red, thin line at the joining point of the plastic ring and the lid. The decoration of the side surface of the lid is a motif of vertical, hanging, wavy tongues, between reddish brown bands. There is also one inverted heart-shaped motif at some point between the tongues. Body: There is a red line at the rim and another one at half the way up the body, both on the inside and the outside. On the interior there are two, concentric, reddish-brown circles. Exterior: There is also a red line at the bottom of the body, while the disk-shaped ring is reddish-brown. Wide rim at base. Underside is reserved and central section flat. 2007.01.0019.jpg
47.7.1 Black gloss covering the entire surface except for the underside. On reserved underside, added red paint, a central black dot surrounded by a concentric broad, then thin band. 2010.98.0265.jpg
48.12.3 Interior black glaze, except a reserved band just inside rim. Upper body reserved with darker red and black decoration; Three horizontal brown lines around the outside rim, six sets of five vertical lines spaced evenly around the upper body alternating with four occurrences of three concentric circles surrounding a central dot. Three horizontal lines below it separate this section from the lower body which is black except for one reserved band in the middle. Handles are a darker reddish brown (2.5YR 4/6). There is an incised cross on the inside of one handle only. The slightly flared foot is also black with a reserved resting surface and underside. 2004.12.0005.jpg
48.12.6 Rim decorated with three bands, the the central one with added purple. Horizontal bars on handle. Long tongues on shoulder; figural zone framed by bands. Main design is of three crouching lions, facing right, with long tails forming s-curves above them, each reaching back to link to the next lion. Incisions and added purple on necks and shoulders. Base reserved. 2003.97.0245.jpg
48.2.2 Foot-ring cushiony and black. Base inside reserved with small central circle. Inside black; rim clearly marked off. A: Between palmettes beared man walking away with cloak over arm. B: As A, but woman sits on solid black seat. 2007.01.0018.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 2003.97.0235.jpg
49.1.1 Interior reserved except for red central interior surrounded by thin red and black bands. The vertical part of the interior of the rim has black and brownish bands. Decoration of thin red and black bands, with dots at edge of mouth and outlined tongues round shoulder. Outside of handle black. The underside of the foot decorated with three concentric black bands and dot at the centre. The ring on the interior and exterior covered with brownish paint. The resting surface has two thin concentric brownish bands. Sloping part of the body two thin brown bands. Above the ridge, brown band and that part covered with brown paint. 2003.92.0300.jpg
49.8.2 It has a central knob handle with moulded ridges that bears a red spoked wheel and a red band with a reserved rim. Additionally, it has a black and red down moulded handle with two bads at the bottom. Both sides depict a female head with ornate head dress, made of whitish thin bands and dots, shorter and thinner yellow ones, as well as of ovaloid or curving mottifs. A lock falls over, accross the neck. A spiral pattern is used to fill the surface between the end of the kalyptra (hair dress) and the beginning of another motif; a palmette, used as decoration on either side, while a floral pattern fills the space between the chin and the other side of the palmette. One of the heads wears a neclace made of yellow beads, while her earing is painted over the hair with big round spots. Between the two heads there are palmettes (fan-shaped ornament composed of narrow divisions) with added yellow for few details. Around the bottom of the rim there is a wave pattern to the left. The underside is completely reserved. 2003.94.0065.jpg
49.8.3 Interior: black with a central red dot. The underside of the rim has a leftwards laurel leaf pattern above a single red band. Palmette and tendril decoration below both handles. Side A: warrior with shield dressed in hoplite attire (but perhaps an Arimaspian, according to Schauenburg; cf. Hdt. 3.116), facing and fighting a griffin with traces of white on tail and mane. Rosettes in field. Side B: three robed women with yellow necklaces and hair decorations, facing left. Rhomboids with central crosses in field. Below the figures is a wave pattern. Stem, foot and base are black. 2004.04.0009.jpg
50.10.2 Interior glazed black. The rim is decorated with black dots (possibly modern?). The walls are decorated with a floral frieze, consisting of 9-petal palmettes alternating with vertical tendrils (one of which is single and 5 of which are comprised of interlocking ss), framed above and below by two black bands. The lower part of the body is decorated with a thick black band, between two reserved bands. The foot ring is decorated with black bands on the vertical surfaces. The underside is decorated with a narrow black band around a central black dot. 2008.98.0344.jpg
50.10.5 Black inside with a reserved rim and a central circular reserved section with two black bands and a black dot. Two handles, one each side, are black except for the reserved insides and panels underneath. The exterior is black, with the exception of the handle zone decorated with palmettes and lotus buds on cable and a reserved band further down on the body. Reserved is the ridge at the junction of the stem and the foot, the side of the foot and the resting surface.
50.4.12 Silvery black gloss except underside, which is reserved, reddened, and decorated with a central black dot and two concentric black bands. The external is wider and painted without precision. Red paint of the resting surface slightly flaked off at small parts. 2001.99.0131.jpg
51.4.6 A, top: Horse grazing: white on mare, purple on body. A, below: Foot-race. Youth central, purple hair, parts of two others. Interior: reserved line inside rim. Part of border of large medallion: double row of dots between two 2003.99.0022.jpg
51.7.12 Originally two handles, now only one remains, but they were both black, as are the interior walls. Exterior design shows a similar picture on both sides of a youth wrapped in leimation. Beneath each handle is a palmette with spiraling tendrils and serrated leaf below. Bottom of body below decoration black. Reserved ring on top of foot. Footring black inside and out, base is reserved with central dot and two circles drawn by hand. 2003.93.0368.jpg
53.8.3 Lip and interior glazed black, except a ram protome, profile to right, at the centre of a reserved tondo, outlined with an orange band. Exterior: lotus petals on the rim, interrupted only by the glazed handles and lugs, above a a thin glazed band at the carination (mostly orange-red), an invertedanimal frieze on the body or bowl, above a pair of thin bands above a thick band; bands decorating the foot on exterior and interior vertical surfaces; underside decorated with concentric circles (black between two lighter orange circles, enclosed by two darker orange circles). The animal frieze shows (from just above the black handle): a panther advancing to the right, head frontal, licking the horns of a grazing deer, profile to the left, between two pinecones, with a dotted line above his back; a panther advancing to the left, head turned frontal, a dotted lozenge, a lion advancing to the right, tongue licking the horns of a deer grazing profile to the left, with a row of chevrons above; a dotted lozenge. Below each creature is a dotted bull's eye (comprised of central dot, surrounded by a band, surrounded by a circle of dots). Additional ornaments, including dots and chevrons, in the field. 2010.98.0024.jpg
54.2.3 Upper part of the outside is buff whereas the lower part and the entire inside are both pink. On the outside buff section, are coarsely incised groups of lines in groups of three. Some are vertical and others are inclined. Pink foot and resting surface and base. Base has central convex section. 2007.03.1152.jpg
56.8.2 Interior reserved, except for a narrow band of black glaze at the top. Exterior: black-glazed rim and handles, including handle attachment points, lower part of body, and foot. The shoulder is decorated with pendant leaves, vertically arranged, divided by a narrow black band from the body frieze which consists of, on either side, a 12-petalled horizontal palmette between two sideways 14-petalled palmettes central. Lines of dots emerge from either side of the middle leaf on each palmette. Underside reserved. 2002.97.0579.jpg
59.6.1 Glazed black on interior, except for a reserved concentric band in the middle of the bowl. Exterior: Black-glazed rim, exterior of handles, lowest part of body, stem, and upper part of foot. The lower part of the body is decorated with a floral frieze, consisting of (on either side) three palmettes. On side A, and the right palmette on side B, each palmette is dotted on either side of the central petal. The right-most palmette on side A has a vertical band (drip?) to its right. The left-most palmette on side B has a vertical worm on either side of it. Under each handle is an upright ivy leaf. Below this frieze are two narrow black bands. 2010.98.0333.jpg
60.1.3 Black glaze interior and exterior. Reserved resting surface and underside, except two concentric black circles around a central black dot. 2003.94.0022.jpg
61.6.5 Lid reserved except for beveled interior of knob top, exterior surface of knob and stem, top of lid, where knob is attached, which is encircled by a black line, then a floral band, comprised of alternating 3 11-petal palmettes with 3 5-petal palmettes (or lotuses), then a black band on the vertical surface of the rim. One-handler glazed on the interior, handle, zone between handle attachments, lower part of body (below handle attachment, and ring foot except for reserved resting surface. The upper part of the body is also decorated with vertically arranged zigzags, while the underside is decorated with a 'bull's eye', that is, a central black dot, surrounded by a small black ring. 2002.97.0677.jpg
71.12.1 The interior and the exterior of the mouth as well as the handle glazed. On the exterior, the black is fired brown. At base of neck, ridge in place of drip-ring painted purple. Shoulder: ivy leaves on each side of central purple line(six above, seven below); on body five inverted opening lotus flowers with central petals white. Above them row of white dots. Lower half of body and exterior of the foot glazed black (turning red in places). Resting surface and the underside of the foot reserved. 2002.97.0702.jpg
71.12.2 Circular with flared edges which are fanned. There are concentric circles around the central carved dot of the vessel: A small, incised one, two larger, that seem to be in low relief and one that contours the others, incised. There is also a carved line that separates the rim from the body (exterior), which becomes double at some point. In the centre one small hole, on the surface of the bronze two incised grooves and four smaller holes positioned symetrically around the bigger hole in the centre. Inscised petal decoration around the centre hole. Four fine grooves around the centre decoration and then twelve further holes around the edge the same size as the four smaller holes. Edges fanned with large grooves. 2002.97.0571.jpg
71.6.3 Inside is streaky black showing red through. Handles and outside are also black. Side A: A woman standing with her back to a chair, holding out a fillet in her right hand. Side B: A youth in himation holding two spears (?) of which heads are not visible, being too tall for space avaliable. The detail on both figures is picked out in black paint. Two ruddled bands run around base of pot below figures. Foot is black on top and side and inside foot ring; resting surface and underside reserved. Base is ruddled and has three black bands and a central black dot. 2008.99.0717.jpg
73.10.1 The top of the knob is covered with brown paint, apart from the central part.The knob is decorated with three parallel brown bands ; reserved at join with lid; 9 rays radiating from the edge of the knob.Two thin concentric brown lines, red-brownish bands framing a band of double dots. Black line at the edge of the lid fired brown. The edge of the rim is painted black, fired to brown. The underside is reserved. 2005.89.0024.jpg
78.12.2 Upper handle has five band incisions, lower has three, equal radiating bands along the shoulder disturbed by the nozzle and the handle. Discus is plain, slightly concave with a small central circular filling hole. Sides of nozzle incline and are slightly raised, forming a triangle of the back of the nozzle. Lower body is plain with smooth surface. 2005.01.0161.jpg
79.1.12 Discus is outlined with a moulded ring and has eight petals radiating from the central filling hole. Single volutes decorate each side of the nozzle. Red-orange wash. 2005.01.0036.jpg
79.1.16 Two bands of laurel leavess with berries on either shoulder between the handle and nozzle, discus decorated in raised moulded relief of a fourteen petal warped rosette. Two very small circles are placed at the body end of the nozzle, on either ridge of its top. Moulded line along the crest of the handle with two small lines either side of it at the front of the handle. The back side of the body, under the handle are three lines; the central is straight and terminates at the base with a bud either side, the other two terminate in volutes. Red wash all over. 2005.01.0042.jpg
83.5.1 Fragment of base of cup-skyphos (or possibly stemless kylix). Arrowhead graffiti underneath. Red splotch inside when another vase rested in kiln. Inside base, black bands and central spot. 2006.20.0049.jpg
83.5.2 Base of 4th c. BC coarse ware open vessel, painted black, fired reddish brown inside. Clay pink, with shell inclusions. Graffito on base (see drawing on card). Foot concave with central peak projecting.
85.3.2 On the top of the rim, one broad black band and two concentric narrow; plange side, two narrow bands converging into one band. On body, cinquefoil with leaves touching central wheel. Below handle, rough six-petalled flower. '49' pencilled on back of handle. 2005.05.0051.jpg
L.2011.1.14 Central stem protruding from the inside of the button 2011.97.0195.jpg
L.2011.1.37 On the shoulder a herring-bone pattern in relief; in the central discus a figure in relief, possibly part of a chi-rho monogram. 2011.97.0258.jpg
L.2011.1.38 High mouldings around the central discus and the nozzle. Two moulded projections on the edge of shoulders. Channel incised on the length of the nozzle, with two circular mouldings around the filling-hole. Circular dip in the nozzle, near the hole. 2011.97.0274.jpg
L.2011.1.42 Decorative pattern in low-relief on the edge of the body (floral, with two six-foils alternated to little plaints, and another one inscribed in a square); decoration in low-relief on the central discus. 2011.96.0044.jpg
L.2011.1.43 On the shoulder floral pattern (quatrefoil figures). In the central discus part of a cross symbol, possibly a chi-rho monogram. 2011.97.0236.jpg
L.2011.1.44 In a lowered band on the shoulder there is a hearth in low-relief, with concentric grooves inside; a piece of a second hearth is on the other side of the bulge. Other decorations in low-relief on the central discus (reversed monogrammed cross?). 2011.97.0278.jpg
L.2011.1.48 In the central discus one reclining figure recumbent on its right side; right leg bent, left leg outstretched. Behind the legs a fish tail. At the back of the figure a drapery, like a semi-circular frame around the head. (possibly a Nereid riding a sea-bull?). On the edge parallel lines in low-relief. On the underneath inscription and a small half-moon shaped stamp. 2011.97.0370.jpg
REDMG:1934.53.4 Lip decorated with a band of sloping 'z's; black band on rim; bowl decorated with central dot, two concentric circles and a broad band where the plate joins the rim; stem and upper surface of foot black, otherwise reserved. 2004.99.0437.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.17 (a) Pyxis: unpainted inside. From top to bottom, bands, tongue pattern repeated, bands (red and black of varying widths: two broad red bands within a group of four thin black lines; lower, a black band), red foot; concave base. (b) Lid: central knob with bands and bands on neck. Shoulder pattern is tongues with alternating red and black coloured centres. Bands on edge of lid.
REDMG:1935.87.28 Inside black, reserved line at lip. Two kylix handles, black on the top and reserved underrneath. Main picture is in handle zone and is similar on both sides. Shows Dionysos seated, flanked by palmettes with vines running either side of him. Detail picked out in red and white. Foot rind reserved outside, black inside. Base reserved with central dot, small ring in dripped glaze, thick black ring and near circumference also fire circles in thinned glaze.
REDMG:1935.87.31A Red rim; two handles, coloured black. In the handle zone pomegranate pattern in three rows, the middle row red; below, one red line between two black; a broad black band with a pair of superimposed red lines at top and bottom; one red line an done black immediately above foot. Foot-ring black outside, two black rings on resting surface; inside of foot-ring red; on the bottom a central dot and pair of small thin rings, near the circumference a broad ring, all black. The edge of the flange supporting the lid, red. Handles black. Inside of bowl originally black with traces of one pair of red circles. 2006.20.0076.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.8 Inside is black with no reserved sections. Outside is black with a groove just below rim and another two at top of stem. Foot is flat and black on the top but reserved on the side. Black band around very bottom of side of foot. The resting surface is reserved and the inner foot ring is black. Small reserved circle raised up inside foot with a black band and a small black central dot.
REDMG:1947.13.1 Black mouth inside and out, otherwise reserved inside. Below the rim, on the lip, is a white laurel wreath, to right. On neck, between black handles, a 9-leaf palmette, with a black dot for heart and black dot on either side of central petal; black ridge between two black lines; frieze of vertical bars beneath each handle; beneath each handle a large palmette above a pair of volutes, from which emerge vegetal ornament. A: Attenuated ovolo frieze between two black lines; white ribbing (painted); two reserved bands; floral frieze with white head, to left, at centre, emerging from a calyx from which emerge also tendrils, berries, volutes, and blossoms; reserved frieze; scene. B: Continuous maeander to right, between two pairs of lines; black ribbing (painted) between two black lines; flanked by vegetal ornament, from which emerges quarter palmettes and volutes, a female head, profile to left, wearing white stephane, and white sakkos, from which emerges curly black hair, at front and black; white drop earring on an inverted triangle. Below the body zone, around the entire vase, is a decorative band consisting of dotted cross squares (1) alternating with stopt maeanders to left (3) between two reserved bands; black below. Scene, A: A woman, standing in 3/4-view to the right, with head profile to right, hair emerging from the back, a sleeveless, belted chiton, a himation draped over her left arm, a pair of white slippers, holds a palmette fan, with white detail, in her upraised left hand, and a branch (similar to a thyrsos) in her left hand, at a diagonal. She also wears a white stephane and a sakkos with black and white detail, from the back of which emerges a tuft of hair, a white beaded necklace between two thin chains (rendered by black lines), and white snake bracelets on each arm. She faces a naiskos enclosure, decorated in gilded white, with thin Corinthian columns and a black pediment, on a podium decorated with a simple continuous maeander to right, between a two pairs of white lines. Enclosed within the naiskos is a warrior, rendered in white with yellow details, seated in 3/4-view to the left, on a himation, with his legs crossed, and his left elbow resting on the back of his seat. He holds a crested helmet in 3/4-view to the right, at which he stares, and a diagonal spear in his left hand. On the ground below him is a small shield. To the right is a nude youth, standing in a reclining pose, 3/4-view to the left, wearing a white fillet in his hair, and white slippers. He holds a himation, bundled up around his left arm, and an opened box as well as a dotted, fringed sash, in his right hand. A thin rectangular element, perhaps a dagger, emerges from the opened box. A (heart shaped) ivy leaf hangs in the field above him. White dotted lines indicate the groundline between all figures. Details on the shoulder rays and, ornaments in the field, and all figural scenes are rendered in added white, sometimes 'gilded' with yellow wash. 2003.93.0004.jpg
REDMG:1951.130.1 Black band on interior, reaching to ca. 1.0 cm. below the lip; black neck and handle. Shoulder: reserved tongues, alternatively red and black at centre, on a black band (tongues extend partly over the upper ridge, on the right side). Body: komos comprised of eight nude male dancers with purple hair and incisions delineating hair, eyes, muscular and other bodily details; under handle, black column krater (decorated with two incised lines on shoulder, purple band and incised rays band between incised lines on body); in field between dancers, seven rosettes with single or double incised central circle and incised petals. Below, broad black band between two black lines; black rays emerge from base. Foot black on exterior, otherwise reserved. 2004.99.0353.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:1951.146 Black interior. Exterior: vertical worms, double-row checkerboard between two black bands, red band between two reserved bands, black line, reserved band, black band, rays rising from a red band; reserved line at join with foot; black band around foot. Central black dot and ring on underside; interior of foot black; vertical bars on handles.
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 doesn’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:1953.25.33 Black glaze except for resting surface and underside, which is decorated with a central black dot and two bblack concentric bands. Black on inner wall of foot. 2005.89.0008.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.9 Black glaze except reserved handle zone and upper part of foot, and lowest part of body, decorated with net pattern. Traces of white ribbing pattern on lower third of glazed portion. Underside reserved except for concentric black band and black central dot.
REDMG:1964.1681.1 Single fragment, completely reserved, comprising the base and small part of body, probably of a cup. Base is flat and circular on a small foot. Sides slope up towards the top. Inside is a swirled pattern with a central raised section of excess clay. Fragment is completely reserved. 2003.93.0270.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.10 All of the fragments bear part of the same decoration: the interior surface is glossy black as are the side surfaces of the foot (both on the exterior and interior), apart from a reserved (but glazed line) on the resting surface. The base is glazed so that it appears yellowish-brown and is decorated with four concentric circles and a dot at the central part of the base. 2006.20.0670.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.7 Fragment from the central part of a bowl. Interior brown, with three pairs of white lines beginning about 1.5 from the top, 3.0 from the top, and 4.0 from the top. Under the second set of lines, are three white tear drop shapes that used to surround the center. Exterior white with pattern of alternating red and yellow/brown lines .2 to .8 apart.
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