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There are 78 objects for which Decoration contains → circular
13.10.25 Pinkish clay, undecorated. Circular indention at top of shoulder. Circular indentation on base, (chipped ?) 2008.03.0033.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
14.9.70 Black petals around small circular indentation. Black painted section split into 3 sections by incised lines; 1 plain, 2nd with red paint over black, 3rd with incised lines at right angles to section lines. Further small black painted section. Background pale buff. Inside reserved. 2006.20.0340.jpg
2003.7.17 Base of a pot/bowl/cup. Interior is decorated in black. Exterior has signs of vertical black stripes on the body, and narrow black circular bands painted on the base. 2007.03.1205.jpg
2005.3.24 Black figure with added red, on the body is a siren with added red and incision dor the details. foot is black with base a combination of black and reserved circular bands 2005.05.0063.jpg
2005.3.25A-C A: foot and base reserved, stem and exterior of kylix black, with reserved band. A second band has floral ornament with a chain-like band below. Interior is black except for a reserved circle in the middle, two small black circular bands mark the centre. B: Floral ornament on this fragment joins up with fragment A, pattern as before, interior and rim/lip black. C: interior, rim, lip and majority of exterior black, patterned floral band as before 2006.20.0368.jpg
2005.3.28A-B A: Whitish slip with bands of decoration, zigzags in added red and straight lines in brown. Interior has a wide band of red at rim, rest is white slip, possibilty of an interior ornament, circular shape in red visible at edge of fragment. B: exterior and interior same as A.
2005.3.41 Circular bands on interior and exterior in added red, Handles are partially painted in red
2005.3.7 Circular bands 2005.05.0066.jpg
2005.6.2 Incision in flower shape, reddish-brown-black figure circular motions
2005.7.2 Stylized tree ('Tree of Life'?) design in central roundel, surrounded by solid circular band. 2013.03.0020.jpg
2006.12.17 Brown circular lines on both inside and outside of fragment 2005.02.0330.jpg
2006.12.24 Lower surface painted black. Upper surface divided into two parts by raised circular ridge. Outer part painted black, inner part white with concentric red rings near centre 2007.03.0440.jpg
2007.10.2.177 Bust of a man blowing a circular horn-like instrument
2007.4.152 Ridged around the edge of the circular base
2007.9.1.34 Displays a naked man wearing a helmet and carrying a circular shield, kneeling on one knee, facing left.
2008.2.1.6 Male figure walking, holding a circular object in his hand.
2008.7.55 Exterior: two fairly thin, parallel, horizontal bands of an orangish-brown colour with part of a filled-in, curved shape surrounded by smaller circular dots of a similar colour overpainted.
2008.7.56 Exterior: two fairly thin horizontal parallel bands of brownish-red overpainted. One line of small circular dots running parallel above these, and two dots visible of a similar line below.
2008.7.69 Exterior: 10 narrowly-spaced parallel horizontal lines overpainted in brown. below this 9 small circular grey dots in a horizontal band with a zig-zag pattern below in brown.
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
22.3.24 Clay greyish. Inside, with reserved circle, woman running with tray in one hand, uncertain object in other. Rocky ground shown by black spots on reserved surface. Around the inside rim of the kylix are heart and flower shape patterns attached to long flowing lines.Added white, sometimes touched with yellow. On deep rim, ivy beneath. Outside A: two men facing each other holding different uncetain objects there are three circular objects around them, two with a dot in the middle and the other with a cross. Three palmette patterns surround each of the men, but as some of the kylix is missing these patterns are not all complete, the patterns also change slightly when under the handle. The lower quarter of presumably similar picture of the men can also be seen. 2003.97.0886.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
22.3.39 Black glaze but slightly silvery front and back. Bands of decoration from top to bottom; white 'v' shapes and dots, two thin bands, white 's' shapes facing right, two narrow bands, blocks of red and white, two bands, white dots with swirls and circular leaf pattern, red band, indistinguishable circular pattern due to break. 2003.98.0138.jpg
23.11.31M Profile figure wearing a helmet and holding a circular shield with a possible bike spokes pattern. Appears to have once held a spear. Thin legs emerge from underneath the shield. Lead is an off-colour brown-grey. 2005.06.0083.jpg
26.12.24A-B Lid: The knob of the handle is flat and circular, the top of which is black, with a small reserved well in the centre. The rim and a band below it is reserved, but the rest of the stem and a thick band surrounding it is black. A reserved zone on the upper surface depicts six palmettes, with an ivy flower after each three. The outer rim of the lid is also black, as is the inside. Lekanis: The resting surface for the lid is black. The two horizontal handles are decorated around the edge with vertical bars. On either side of each handle is a small protrusion, with a black line on each side. The walls, in the handle zone, are decorated with vertical wavy lines. The lower part of the body is black, as is in the interior. The base of the ring foot is reserved. 2002.97.0337.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
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
30.11.2 Handles turn outwards and end in small knob where they join body. Inside from top to bottom, vertical lines in groups, circular pattern of brown with some red showing through. Sides concave and decorated with groups of straight or wavy lines in four rows between bands of two or three. Base is plain. 2007.05.0003.jpg
35.4.6 Interior: four stamped palmettes, with an egg at the base of each, linked by a small incised circle. Reserved line round body a little way above foot. Whole of foot-ring black. Base reserved and ruddled, with dot and black band. Inside is black as are both circular, horizontal handles. 2003.97.0486.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
38.4.2 Reddish-brown on pale buff ground. The false neck is decorated predominantly in a black band, with a narrow and broad black circular band in the centre of the false neck. The underside appears to be reserved, with a single thick black line at the base on the false neck. The true neck has a faded broad back band around and overlapping the lp. There is a broad black band at the base of the neck, and also a black blob on the side facing the false neck. On the shoulder there are six groups of narrow black lines painted horizontally. There is one group of either side of the true neck, both have eight horizontal lines, the one on the left has two rings of black to either side of it. The groups of lines on the other side, if faced with the true neck at the top, have groups of 6, 7, 9. 8 horizontal lines, all with a small ring of black in between them. The shoulder is outlined with a broad ring of black. The body has four broad black lines, which have faded to a reddish brown. Adjacent are narrow red rings; four above the first band, two within the first band, two within the second band, two or three below the second band. The fourth band does not overlap the base, which is slightly concave in shape, and has the suggestion of a foot ring.
38.4.3 Black detail faded to brown on pale buff background. Interior of mouth has faded remains of a 0.6 cm thick black circular band. The rest of the interior is reserved. The lip has indications of one, possible two extremely narrow black bands around the circumference. The neck shows signs of either having a very thick black band or several narrow black bands painted closely together. On the shoulder there are two narrow bland bands, then an 1.5 cm area of cross hatching which is surrounded on both sides by a broad black band. The handles appear to have been painted in black on the top and side, and reserved underneath. The main body of the pyxis consists of two narrow brown bands separated by the reserve, then a black band, the pattern is repeated once to the base. The base itself has a black band which overlaps from the body, then two groups of concentric rings, three in the inner circle, and four in the outer circle. 2003.01.0004.jpg
39.9.5 Double-incision orange-quaterings on mouth and body. Small circular depression on bottom. On body, every fourth/fifth quartering superimposed red. Traces of white/yellow in some sections(now brownish). 2003.97.0107.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
44.6.1 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
45.10.7A-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
45.6.21 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
45.6.55 Lip overhanging edge and slightly sloping upwards. Neck short, into wide. squat circular body. Foot short and base flat. 2006.20.0021.jpg
45.6.64 Small circular knob in centre to left the lid with. Top surface slightly sloped downwards. Rim flat and circular. Interior flat. 2006.20.0041.jpg
47.10.1 On the mouth, small daisy petals between bands; on side, row of dots between bands. Zigzag on handle. Monkey-faced horseman riding left. Behind him a star with incised lines crossing at centre. In front large ring enclosing a cross with incised lines crossing at centre. Circular painting on base with four radiating lines from centre. 2003.98.0206.jpg
48.5.2 The interior of the mouth is reserved except for a black band on its top. On the mouth, three horizontal parallel lines. On the neck, zig-zag pattern. Shoulder: A:goose/swan and B: panther. Incised rosettes and dots for the filling. Four black bands. Body: deer flanked by panthers whose tails almost meet. In field: rosettes with spoke incisions, and some with circular centres; also dots. Some added purple on animals. Scene rests on a broad black band framed by two narrow black bands. Triangular spokes point upwards from the base to the lower black band. Foot is black, but base is reserved. 2010.98.0078.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.
50.12.16 Exterior decorated with four concentric circular lines (brownish-black) and a small line indicating another part of the motif. Interior black misfired orange. 2003.98.0164.jpg
52.3.2 Flared, cup mouth, black in and out and on rim. Neck is black, as is handle, except for a palmette pattern at base. Intricate tongue pattern around base of neck with a circular palmette pattern below. Main design, from left to right, shows Eutychia (EUTUXIA) standing to the right, holding a box in her left hand, with a string of embossed flowers (?) hanging down from her right hand. Beside her is a diphros with a cushion. Aphrodite ([A]FRODITH) sits, profile to left, in the centre and to left is small Himeros (IMEROS) in white, holding a wreath. To her right is a standing Makaria ([MAK]ARIA). Black egg pattern beneath main design. Moulded foot ring with grooves around the side. Black on top but reserved underneath. 2004.08.0013.jpg
56.8.8 On the exterior of the rim, S pattern. A fight of three warriors between onlookers; on the left, an onlooker between two runners, on the right, a runner between two onlookers and at the back a floral motif (lotus-palmette cross?): Two semi-spherical palmettes chained in the middle by circular bands, dotted in the centre, and held on a columnar motif with similar (only more conical) palmettes as endings (top and bottom) by black strips. Many of the figures appear to be holding spears (in the case of warriors) or have in front of them the same attribute (long, thin, vertical or diagonal lines). There are variations in the rendering of armour, hairstyles and drapery, mostly executed by incisions. The scene is framed by bands, top and bottom. Above the top band is a reserved circle, a thin, red, circular band and then the vessel is black up to the base where there is another red circular band. The interior of the footring is black. The broad, reserved base has a black circle inside a black band in the centre. Additionally, there are six dots (four are bigger) placed randomly on the reserved area of the bottom. Interior: The surface is black from the rim to the tondo, except for two, red, concentric bands approximately 1 cm within the carination, and a similar red band framing the tondo. Inside the tondo is a representaion of a cock in profile to the right with a flower-bud emerging in the background. Red paint: tail, wings. Moreover, incised over the red ring surrounding the tondo there is a mercantile graffito (?). The handles are black but reserved within. The underside of the foot decorated with black dot at the centre, surrounded by black band and 6 black dots around it, uncanonically placed 2003.95.0104.jpg
57.3.1 Clay pale, paint greyish brown: large closed vessel, interior unpainted. Exterior broad black line, and part of a circular spiral in black. One small faded black line in middle of fragment, a section of a semi circle to the left of the broad black line. 2003.98.0173.jpg
59.6.2 Cylindrical with small circular hole in the middle. Made from a pale orangey yellow clay. 2002.97.0594.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
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
78.7.1 Two handles on opposite sides at top. Inside black with convex centre. Around rim are incised pendants on side A and two parallel lines with row of white dots above and below on side B. Below pendants is a pair of incised lines, a row of red dots, a grape vine with pendant grapes, leaves and tendrils. At base are three uneven circular shapes above reserved band. Black band around rim of foot. Base reserved and raised. Glaze partly faded. 2008.98.0440.jpg
84.8.4 Amphora stamp. Round circular stamp, with words around the outside of the circle and a picture or symbol which is difficult to make out in the centre. Stamp is on lower part of handle. There is a small hole on the break of the handle. 2002.97.0619.jpg
E.23.37 Small alabaster kohl pot, bluish/grey. Very fine (cf E62.45), with narrow neck and wide, flat rim. Flat, circular lid (date uncertain), flat base. 2002.98.0010.jpg
E.23.4 Inscribed band marking line of shoulder, three uneven lines around middle possibly created by string. Darker areas on the body denote a possible pattern/picture that has now warn away. Below this are four circular, grey patches with darker centres. 2002.98.0067.jpg
E.23.43.8 Flat, circular bead with a hole for threading through the middle. Light blue in colour.
E.23.43.9 Flat, circular bead, light blue in colour. The hole for threading is slightly off centre. 2008.08.0187.jpg
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.62.24 Coarse red fabric. Flat base, widening to shoulders and pronounced, flat rim. Around the middle of the body there is a circular black mark inside of a diamond shaped mark. 2002.98.0090.jpg
E.62.27 Coptic cross in bronze, probably early Christian usage. The cross consists of 4 inverted triangles pointing to a similar centre. The top point, two side points and the centre appear to once have had gemstones stuck to them, since there are remnants of the solder that held them on. On top of the cross is circular clasp to enable wearing. 2002.98.0997.jpg
E.62.45 Alabaster kohl pot of distinctive 18th Dynasty shape. Finer than E62.39, with moulded base, pronounced shoulders, wide, fluted mouth. Flat, circular lid. No decoration. 2002.98.0005.jpg
E.63.5 Shaped like a draughtsman or pawn chess piece, the figurine has a flat circular base, and tapers to a pointed top. Light blue colour. 2002.98.0966.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.2011.1.64 Pale green, grey, pale blue and dark blue/purple tesserae on a white mortar. Grey and green tesserae are in the background; darker colours (blue/purple) create a circular shape, with lighter colours in the middle (pale blue and green). 2011.97.0038.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.91 Figure on a horse, moulded both back and front. On back can be seen a circular shield. The front shows the horses mane and the figures face. Red coarse clay with flecks of white. Hole completely through nose of horse perhaps for suspension(?). Horse has two legs, each with a concave base. 2003.93.0135.jpg
REDMG:1964.1609.1 Viewed from the nozzle; circular raised moulded rings around the discus, moulded decoration within however indistinguishable. two bands on the crest of the handle. Moulded line from the handle going across the discus decoration and ending to the right of the nozzle. 2005.01.0235.jpg
REDMG:1964.1615.1 Moulded decoration around the shoulder from outside in; a depressed ring, three bands of raised dots, (all three disturbed by the handle, one disturbed by the nozzle) a raised moulding of sets of three lines radiating in a band, a moulded ring surrounding the discus. Handle has two lines on its crest extending to the base. The base has lines delineating the base, but also has two small circular indentations along the handle nozzle axis. Dark red wash all over. 2005.01.0139.jpg
REDMG:1964.1616.1 Viewed from the nozzle; circular raised moulded rings around the discus, moulded decoration within however indistinguishable. Two bands on the crest of the handle. Moulded line from the handle going across the discus decoration and ending to the right of the nozzle. 2005.01.0217.jpg
REDMG:1964.1635.1 Handle, rim and part of body remain. Handle is circular and curved. The inside has traces of thin and faded red strokes. Exterior surface was black but only traces remain on rim and around one side of handle. 2006.20.0510.jpg
REDMG:1964.1639.1 Circular handle attached to a rim - possibly of a cup or skyphos. Traces of black/brown paint suggest the object may have been glazed (?) 2006.20.0289.jpg
REDMG:1964.1640.1 Rim of object remains, as does circular handle, placed horizontally just below rim. Traces of black glaze. 2006.20.0527.jpg
REDMG:1964.1642.1 Circular, horizontal handle attached to rim of a cup or skyphos. Thin material. Traces of black colouring suggesting a black glaze. Handle is not moulded out of, but stuck on to, the body of the object. 2003.93.0371.jpg
REDMG:1964.1643.1 Circular, horizontal handle attached to rim of cup or skyphos. Interior is colored red. Rim is black and handle appears to have been black. Below handle is colored red again. 2003.93.0370.jpg
REDMG:1964.1644.1 Circular, horizontal handle attached to a rim of either a cup or skyphos. Thick rim made of red clay. 2006.20.0278.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
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.2003.7.29 Small figurine, plain red clay, unpainted. Rounded head, with a small circular piece of clay used for the left eye. There are two small stumps for arms, and no sign of clothes.
TEMP.2003.7.38 Side b, interior, is black, with part of a geometric border in the left half, with a small area of red to the far left. Side a, the exterior is covered in circular and oval shapes, presumably part of a larger design.
TEMP.2003.7.6 On the exterior is a light brown line, followed by a cream line, and another brown one, followed by a lighter brown one and brown dots on a cream background. Then another light brown line and more cream until a dark brown circular shape (unclear because the fragment ends here). On the other side the background is dark brown, almost black, with white lines, almost like petals, with light brown dots in them.
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