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There are 2 objects for which Decoration contains → corselet
25.8.1 Black inside and out but lip reserved. Neck is reserved as is underside of handle. Top of handle was once black with a ridge running down the centre. Shoulder has short bars at base of neck above a lotus bud chain with interlaced stems above a black band. Body shows a hoplite putting on greaves, facing right to a woman holding spear and shield. Two onlookers left and one on right, all facing him. Colour worn but corselet originally red and possibly hair too. Below is black to base, including top of foot, but not side, which is reserved. Base is reserved and concave. 2003.97.0874.jpg
47.8.1 Inside is reserved except for picture of Heracles in a black corselet over spotted chiton with flame borders. Club in his right hand and bow and arrow in his left. Originally only red for framing circle inside the black band around rim but much has faded to red that was black. Two handles, one either side have been dipped. Outside are dots around rim with band below. Reserved then to resting surface and inner foot-ring which are red. Base is concave and reserved except for small red circle at center. 2005.88.0039.jpg
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