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13.10.26 Shallow bowl; horizontal rim with two holes for suspension at one side, one of the holes has a thin piece of rope in it (modern?)and clay; the base is slightly bulbous (the shape is slightly irregular leading to an incline of the rim to one side); interior smooth; 'ridges' can be felt on the exterior where the clay was turned on the potter's wheel; short, wide resting surface. 2003.92.0071.jpg
13.10.4A-B Two slightly concave disks, not joined (although they sit together well). The lid is thinner than the base with no significant rim, but a beveled edge. The mirror itself has a rim on the underside, and an offset edge on the upper part. These are clearly two parts of a Hellenistic mirror with lid, typical of Hellenistic cyprus. A pair of bronze plates could be locked together because one mirror had a low cylindrical rim into which the other, with a flanged edge, could be fitted. The inside mirror is decorated on the recessed side and polished on the flat side. The outside mirror is polished on the recessed side and sometimes decorated on the flat side. The two polished sides would then lie together, sometimes plated with silver (as in the case of an example in Amathus tomb 62, published in Excavations in Cyprus). For the Greek prototypes see See A. Schwarzmaier, Griechische Klappspiegel: Untersuchungen zu Typologie und Stil (Berlin 1997). 2010.99.0120.jpg
2006.12.103 4 small protrusions, roughly evenly spaced. 2 seem to be from a broken handle. 2007.03.1002.jpg
2007.4.108 Small vessel with handle, could be lid of some sort 2007.30.0009.jpg
2007.4.94 Axe head like shape, could be broken off handle 2007.03.0681.jpg
2008.7.54 Hexagonal fragment from possibly neck of a pot as the exterior top of the fragment curves out into what could be a lip; exterior base of fragment also begins to curve outwards; horizontal curvature to the fragment
23.11.31IIII Female facing left, wearing a pointed headdress over long styled hair. One hand appears to be held up to the face. There is a thin spike projecting upwards at the back. The skirt is belted at the waist, and is patterned with vertical bands containing zigzags or chevrons which terminate at a shin-length curved hem. The left shin and foot appear angled back to the other foot, giving the figure the appearance of walking. 2005.06.0062.jpg
45.6.34 Bell-shaped mouth tapering to a short neck that broadens to an ovoid body. High swung strap handle joins from neck to shoulder. Conical foot. 'Pagenstecher lekythos' type. Cf. CVA Michigan 1, pl. 27.11 (smaller but similar shape and surface, said to have been found at Taranto) and Lentini inv. 61597: Lagona 1973, no. 85, pl. 11 (more slender). Both of these examples have smaller handles. For Sicilian vessels of this shape (decorated with bands or undecorated) see examples from Selinunte (Anne Kustermann Graf, Selinunte. Necropoli di Manicalunga. Le tombe della Contrada Gaggera [2002] 181 inv. nos. 113/0 952 and 953, pl. 57 [tomb 113]); Camarina (MonAnt 54 [1990] 25, pl. VIII [tomb 590.2]; 54, pl. XXVI [tomb 799.1-2]; and pl. LXXXIII [tombs 1222.5-6 and 1232.2, which are taken to be (imitative of) Corinthian lekythoi). 2002.97.0017.JPG
48.12.2 Deep bowl (corresponds to FS [='Furumark Shape'] 285). The shape seems somewhat less deep than most published deep bowls. The best comparison to be found is in Mountjoy 1999, 1.189 Argolid no. 447, from Asine, House I, room 46. Bowl of pinkish fabric with flaring lipless rim, concave sides, tapering in lower part to a high ring base (is it conical?). Two horizontal round handles are attached to the side walls. 2003.98.0127.jpg
49.8.12 Flaring mouth, flat rim on the top; single strap handle curves down from top of neck to shoulder; body tapers to thick disk foot; flat base except for concave central circle. Cf. "Sixth and Fifth Century Pottery", P.N.Ure (ed.), p48, pl. 16 nos. 18.52 & especially 18.62 (feet missing so cannot be compared) 2008.99.0528.jpg
51.7.7 Sessile kantharos, traditionally thought to be an imitation of the 'Saint-Valentin' class of ceramics (Beazley 1947, 219), although Robinson 1997 now says that it is derived from a metallic prototype. Quite standard among its class (Xenon Group kantharoi) in shape (and decoration). Rounded outturned rim, below which are attached two vertical strap handles, rejoined at a slight ledge between upper body and lower body; upper body near cylindrical, whereas lower body is a deep bowl; low flaring ring-foot, ridged on the exterior, with concave face on the interior continuously curving through the resting surface. 2003.93.0234.jpg
77.5.1.1-17 Seventeen fragments from the same Nikosthenic amphora. 1) Should be rejoined to 2. Part of the body. There is white plaster on both surfaces . 2) Should be rejoined to 1. Part of the body. There are traces of plaster on both sides and adhesives. 3) Part of the body. White plaster and adhesives on both sides. 4) Part of the body. White plaster on both sides and adhesives. 5) Should be rejoined to 6. Part of the body. Adhesives. 6) Should be rejoined to 5. Part of the body. Exterior: There are areas that have been chipped off and few bits that have been pitted off. Interior: There is a layer of white plaster. 7) Could be rejoined to 8? Part of the body. There are bits that have been pitted off on the exterior and the interior is covered with plaster and adhesives. 8) Could be rejoined to 7? Part of the body. White plaster and adhesives on the interior and traces of plaster on the exterior, where there are also bits that have been pitted off. 9) Should be rejoined to 10. Part of the body. White plaster on both surfaces. 10) Should be rejoined to 9. Part of the body. The interior is covered with white plaster and there are traces of it on the exterior. 11) Should be rejoined to 12. Part of the body. The interior is covered with plaster and adhesives, while there are traces of plaster on the exterior, too. 12) Should be rejoined to 11. Part of the body. The interior is covered with plaster and adhesives, while there are traces of plaster on the exterior, too. 13) Should be rejoined to 14. Part of the neck. There are traces of white plaster on the interior. Many bits have been pitted off from boith surfaces. 14) Should be rejoined to 13 and 15. Part of the neck. There are traces of plaster and adhesives on both sides, as well as many bits that have been pitted off. 15) Should be rejoined to 14. Part of the neck. There are traces of white plaster on both surfaces, as well as adhesives. There are few scratches on the exterior and several bits that have been pitted off, especially from the interior. 16) Part of the body. Adhesives and traces of white plaster. There are areas on the exterior, where the colour appears to have been peeled off and some pitting off. 17) Bit of white plaster-part of rim? and covered with adhesives. 2005.91.0037.jpg
79.1.14 large circular shape with a short rounded nozzle. Three bisected un-pierced lugs placed on the shoulder of the lamp equidistantly. The discus is sunken and there is a moulded rim to the discus which runs all the way around the wick hole in a continuous form. The wick hole and the filling hole are the same size and are in line with each other, there is also what appears to be an air hole in-between the channel of moulding. There is a ring base. 2005.01.0290.jpg
79.1.17 'Bird-head' lamp, shallow body with one hole nearly at the centre of the discus. nozzle is flat with a splayed tip and concave sides, the smoke hole is circular and almost in the centre of the nozzle. the handle is transverse and has a hole in the centre. The holes all appear to be of the smae size and are all just of centre to the left. 2005.01.0321.jpg
E.23.16 Fish shaped, handle is tail, mouth is detailed, possibly a detailed eye, and a whole at the top edge for threading, but this could also be a whale's breathing hole(?). Possibly used for rubing malachite for eye make up.
E.23.46 Lightweight hair ring comprised of a circle that is incomplete, to allow hair to be put into the ring. The top and bottom slope into the central hole and the body widens so there is a ridge around centre.
E.62.47 This could be part of a pot as the top of the fragment appears to form a lip and the fragment ins curved. 2002.98.0165.jpg
L.2011.1.22 Stem of a glass vessel, with a ridge at the junction of the stem with the foot. The stem narrows in its middle part. The bowl seems to be wide, with a flat bottom. 2011.97.0128.jpg
L.2016.3.31 Ceramic figure of a camel, with raised head and straight posture. He is slightly craning his straightened head upwards, so that his broad neck is a little bent backwards. His eyes appear to be triangular but the iris is round. The mouth is slightly open. The saddle is just schematically depicted with a broad band surrounding the humps, both slightly tapering; the back hump is bent to the left, the front hump to the right. The tail leads down closed to his left leg. His legs are long and thin. There is a hole at the bottom of his rounded belly.
REDMG:1964.1615.1 Circular deep body, convex shoulder, small circular concave discus with reasonably large central filling hole. Small rounded nozzle with a medium sized flat, circular wick hole, at base of nozzle there appears to be a small air hole. Flat vertical handle with circular piercing through it. Handle is high above the body and reaches down towards the base. Base is circular and flat, it is delineated by two moulded bands. 2005.01.0139.jpg
REDMG:1964.1627.1 Two pieces which can be joined. 2003.93.0238.jpg
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