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13.10.17 The interior of the lip has a thick black line about 1.0 cm from the top, with black painted on the rim. The neck is painted with alternating red and black thick lines. The handle appears to have been painted in black on the top and sides, but reserved underneath. Around the middle, vertically to the handle there is a pattern of black cross-hatched lozenges. The rest of the body has a pattern of thin black and thick red concentric bands, ending in a circle with a black Maltese cross on either side of the vase. 2003.92.0048.jpg
14.10.103 Lip and neck reserved. Shoulder: bars at base of neck; five palmettes (parts of four only remaining). Body: black with a thin red band 3.2 cm from the bottom. 2006.20.0597.jpg
14.9.110A Interior black except for a reserved band below rim, 0.3 cm wide; exterior reserved rim and a small handle zone. Rest of the body black. Handles black on the exterior, reserved underneath. 2006.20.0263.jpg
14.9.123 Red clay with white slip, orange-red glaze. On shoulder part of harp and two narrow bands. On body broad band 1.3 cm wide, and close beneath it second band 0.5 cm wide. 2003.36.0095.jpg
2003.7.77 On the outside trace of a groundline in black glaze followed by a narrow line in reserve, a stripe of 0.5 cm in black glaze, another narrow line in reserve and black glaze for the remaining surface. Inside is unadorned with 3 horizontal wheel marks. 2006.20.0556.jpg
22.3.33 The fragment bears the depiction of a youth in three-quarter face, while drawing a bow. What is illustrated is the face, except for part of the hair (left side), part of an himation over his left shoulder, the arms (the right one before the hands, the left one before the forearm), the chest and the left side of the abdominals?, behind which emerges the ending of the himation. The cheek and the back have been executed with relief contour, whereas thinned brown glaze has been used for part of the hair. The interior is black, with a reserved band ca. 1 cm wide. 2003.93.0233.jpg
25.6.2 Black on the inside except for a reserved disk in the centre approx 6.0 cm diam. Small handles moving straight out from side, black underneath but reserved on top. On the main zone; A and B. Man leaning on stick listens to a seated lyre player. Handle palmette behind musician has lotus attached to it on left. Between listener and other handle palmette a tall thin lotus bud. Beneath each handle is a small clover leaf. Beneath the main zone is a black disk leading down the stem to the foot. The rim and base of the foot are reserved except for a black band on the base. 2003.16.0094.jpg
26.2.59 Exterior cream ground with a pattern of thinned golden-brown waves set in between sets of two thin yellow lines which begin ca. 0.2 cm below the rim. Below: top of letters ON probably preceded by E, or T or Greek Gamma. Interior is brown/black with remnants of a white floral pattern (four petals of a rosette), which is heavily worn. 2013.04.0132.jpg
26.2.61 Exterior white with a small line of brown at the top. Interior brownish-black (except reserved within 0.2 cm of the lip) with lotus in white outline framing red centre. 2007.03.1185.jpg
26.2.68 Exterior white with one small red/brown section of a pattern at the highest point and one thick almost 1 red/brown line abour half way from the top. Interior is black/brown with a pair(?) of thin faded white lines 0.5 cm from the top edge; below, a repeating pattern of black teardrops, and below that a pattern of white lotus buds interspliced with red dots. 2007.03.1175.jpg
26.7.9 Everted rim and flat base. Groove ca 0.3 cm above the base. Grey surface. 2002.97.0480.jpg
27.4.1 Glazed black on the interior, except for a reserved band within 0.4 cm of the top edge. Exterior black glazed except, in the handle zone, a frieze decorated on each side with a pair of eyes between 5-petalled palmettes, above another reserved band. Each palmette is joined to the corresponding handle by a tendril. Each eye consists of a white circle within a black eye shape, surmounted by a black eyebrow decorated with white dots, and above a plain black curving line that mirrors the shape of the eyebrow. Between each pair of eyes is a straight vertical band, indicative of a nose, decorated with a row of white dots. Between the handle attachments and below each handle is a set of four sloppy spots arranged in a diamond form. 2004.01.0001.jpg
29.11.7 The rim turns sharply out and has a thick black band round it, below which is a thick reserved band. The interior is mostly black with a well (approx 3.7 cm) in the centre of the dish that has a thin reserved band just outside it, and a small reserved disk in the centre. The handles are rounded at the far end, and have black tips. On the main zone; A: Curling tendril and leaf between upright palmettes. B to A, with addition of vertical wavy line between palmette on right and handle. Below is a thin coloured band, a reserved band, and then colour down to and including the stem of the foot. The edge of the foot has two ridges on it, the lower of which is black, the upper one reserved. The base of the rim is also reserved. The base of the foot slopes inwards, the walls of the slope are red, then the centre is reserved except for a thin red band and a red dot in the centre. 2003.16.0092.jpg
29.4.2 Black band just below rim, painted more firmly on one side, narrow black glossed band around body just above handles, lower body black glossed continuing onto base, handles dipped, inside black excluding reserved band at rim and small reserved disk at center 1 cm wide, some white deposits inside, base reserved, further white deposits on underside. 2002.97.0513.jpg
34.10.7 Black-glazed lip and rim (only ca. 0.2 cm on interior); orange band above the handles; between the handles, on either side, a bay wreath. Around the body, below handles: two thin orange lines on either side of a broad black bands; another broad black band lower on body; otherwise reserved. Handle zones reserved but tops of handles glazed black-glaze. 2008.98.0461.jpg
38.4.3 Black detail faded to brown on pale buff background. Interior of mouth has faded remains of a 0.6 cm thick black circular band. The rest of the interior is reserved. The lip has indications of one, possible two extremely narrow black bands around the circumference. The neck shows signs of either having a very thick black band or several narrow black bands painted closely together. On the shoulder there are two narrow bland bands, then an 1.5 cm area of cross hatching which is surrounded on both sides by a broad black band. The handles appear to have been painted in black on the top and side, and reserved underneath. The main body of the pyxis consists of two narrow brown bands separated by the reserve, then a black band, the pattern is repeated once to the base. The base itself has a black band which overlaps from the body, then two groups of concentric rings, three in the inner circle, and four in the outer circle. 2003.01.0004.jpg
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
47.2.5 Black glaze covers the entire vessel, except for underside of the resting surface. It is not lustrous, of not good quality and on the interior it is mostly fired reddish, as well as on small parts of the exterior. Reddish paint is applied on the underside, which is decorated with a black dot at the centre, surrounded by two concentric thin black band at a distance of ca. 1 cm. VEry close to the external band, a thin band of thinned glaze. The interior of the bidy is has stamped decoration. Four stamped spindly palmettes arround a small circle. 2008.10.0013.jpg
49.8.10 Trefoil lip with black glossed rim, three narrow black glossed bands below. Three ducks in profile moving to the right. Underneath, broad black and red glossed striped band (approx. 1.5 cm wide); wings painted with black brush strokes on a red gloss, red beaks and black heads. Narrow black band on the junction of the foot with the body. Exterior of foot glazed black. Brown resting surface but reserved underside with white deposits. Blobs on the handle. 2003.93.0309.jpg
50.12.35 paint brownish black; interior reserved with one black band 0.8 cm wide, exterior black band 1.5 cm wide painted over a groove, below it, painted in black. 2003.98.0097.jpg
50.12.6 Fragment of comparatively fine open vase. Very pale clay. Interior black band about 1 cm wide just inside rim. Exterior lip grooved and painted black. Small bit of painted ornament. 2003.98.0096.jpg
50.5.1 Reserved on interior, starting ca. 5 cm below rim; otherwise black glazed, with some (modern?) white overpaint: traces of white vertical strokes around lip; two white bands around neck above groove; body pattern is in (modern) white flower motif inside oblong block pattern. 2006.20.0092.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
61.6.1.13 Paint dark grey. Reserved band 0.5 cm broad; below it linear spinal pattern, reserved gainst the dark greyish ground. 2006.20.0160.jpg
73.9.7 The inside is black with a reserved band around the inside of the rim and again roughly half way down the inside. In the centre is the remains of a brown disk. On the outside, only part of the rim and main zone of skyphos remains, as well as one handle. The handle is mostly black, but reserved on the inside. The main zone shows: parts of three palmettes, one upright, one reversed, then another upright in black. A thick black band runs round the outside of the rim, a thin one underneath the main zone. The stem is black as is the upper ridge of rim of the foot. The lower ridge is reserved, as is the base of the foot, except for a band of red/brown about half a cm in. The inside of the foot is hollow and reserved, except for a very thin red/brown band, and a dot in the centre. 2002.97.0187.jpg
77.9.1 About half foot and side to H. of c.1.5 cm, of small cup. Clay pink. Red for black inside and out, with res about 1 cm wide running diagonally across side and foot. Underneath, broad purple ring in centre, and groove near edge. Outside, two narrow pu
91.11.4 Top broken, mouth partly preserved. Flares v. gradually from 4 cm below mouth, bottom curved like alabastron. Mouth flared. Transparent glass, bluish iridescence. Slight encrustation. Some striations in glass.
91.11.6A-B (a) fragment of base of bottle, and part of neck, shape resembling 91.11.2. Opaque opalescent lustre. H. (pres.) 4 cm (b) fragment of neck, possibly from same bottle (though glass appears thinner). Max L. 2.7 cm 2005.02.0233.jpg
91.12.1 Moulded design incised on top: rough circle ca. 6.2 cm in diameter, containing a dotted star. See notecard for drawing. 2006.20.0031.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.13 Inside black except reserved band at rim 0.5cm wide. Red and black band around rim, beneath which is a reserved band. Thin black and red band just above handle followed by further wide reserved band approximately 1.2 cm wide. One handle reddish brown, the other black, both dipped. Lower body black with one dark red-brown patch below redddish brown handle. White deposits on joint between body and foot. Flared foot also black with reserved base and broad resting surface. 2005.89.0090.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:1953.25.3 Each handle is dipped, so that it is black only at the outer part. Interior: black with three red bands, one on the floor, one ca. 1.5 cm below the rim, and one on the rim. Exterior: two red lines; band of vertical bars, black band between two black lines, red band, black band between two black lines, red band around foot. Red band on resting surface; black band and thinned black circle near on underside. 2004.99.0355.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.4 Exterior: white zone extending down 2.0 cm, perhaps with further decoration. Black below handles, on which two red bands are painted, just below the red zone. Red band on exterior of foot; otherwise foot and underside reserved. Interior: black with red bands, one half way down the wall, the other encircling the bottom. 2003.93.0325.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.22 Grey surface. The mouth is flared out. At around the middle of the neck, there is a white band. This pattern continues down the Lacrymaterion every 2 cm. The base is grooved and curves inward until it connects with the stem.
TEMP.2003.7.39 Triangular prism, smooth on each sides. One thread hole, 0.7cm wide, 1.0 cm from top. On one side is a smaller hole that does not emerge on the other side. 2002.97.0608.jpg
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