Ure Museum Database

There are 55 objects for which Shape_description contains → curving
14.9.107 Projecting rim, sloping out on the upper edge, rounded at the outside, and curving on the exterior to the concave wall. Slightly convex underside and thickened base. 2003.92.0139.jpg
2003.7.77 Close to rectangular with curving surface. Fragment progressively becomes thicker. 2006.20.0556.jpg
2008.7.130 Long rim fragment, slightly curving but steeply angular on exterior of fragment. Almost a long pyramid in shape, with a curved base.Small rounded handle on one broken edge.
2008.7.136 Rectangular fragment. Getle dip in the middle curving upwards either side to create a waved shape.
2008.7.99 Gently curving rectangular handle fragment.
2009.7.99 Gently curving rectangular handle fragment.
26.7.13 Rhomboid in section at the base, and curving towards the point; three protrusions at the base would have been used to secure the arrowhead to the shaft. 2002.97.0563.jpg
29.11.2 Cup mouth. The top of the rim slightly curving upwards. Cylindrical neck. Strap single handle connecting the beginning of the neck with the shoulder. Shoulder curves slightly down to straight body. Broad torus ring foot. Underside flat except conical center. Cf. Smith 2003, BSA 98, p.360, footnote 26, pl. 59 a-b (see also 'Comments'). 2003.97.0743.jpg
34.10.7 Inslanting rim, with plain round lip, that curves into an ovoid body on a tall foot ring, with slanting interior and exterior walls, the latter curving to a flat resting surface, with flat underside. Two u-shaped handles, round in section, rise at a diagonal from the bottom of the shoulder to high above the rim. 2008.98.0461.jpg
34.2.2 Small hydria with plain everted rim, with a round lip, curving continuously to a narrow concave neck and a sloping shoulder, then an ovoid body attached to a short disk foot, tapering on both exterior and interior, with a flat resting surface and a pointed underside. The vertical strap handle, slightly concave on its outer side, reaches from the lip to the widest part of the body, where it curves into the shoulder. Two horizontal d-shaped, upcurving handles, round in section, also rise up from the join of the shoulder and body. 2010.98.0285.jpg
34.8.6 Flared mouth with slightly curving lip. 2003.12.0076.jpg
39.1.2 Strongly moulded rim, curving into a roughly cylindrical upper body that bulges out into the shallow bowl. Two vertical handles, roughly square in section, with horizontal pointed spurs, level with the rim, rejoin the body at the upper part of the bowl. Two-part moulded foot, with a domed underside. 2010.98.0301.jpg
45.6.30 Molded, overhanging rim with a lower flange, curving into a thin neck which gradually widens to an ovoid body; molded foot, concave on the underside. For shape cf. bottles found at Metaponto that are similar (in shape and decoration) catalogued by L. Burn in Carter 1998, 2.632-633, especially T 192-6. Cf. also Padova, Museo Civico Archeologico inv. 1746-C: Zampieri 1996, 203-204 no. 58 (ill.). 2003.37.0001.jpg
47.2.5 Rounded thin rim, below which are attached two horizontal round handles, horseshoe-shaped; vertical wall curving into a shallow bowl, on a broad, flaring ring foot with a continuous concave interior surface from the underside through the resting surface. 2008.98.0406.jpg
47.7.1 Rounded rim, slightly outturned, below which are attached two horizontal round handles, u-shaped, slightly curving upwards; vertical wall curving into shallow bowl, on a broad, flaring ring foot with a convex underside. 2010.98.0267.jpg
50.4.15 Rim curved slightly outwards. Inclining neck of roughly equal depth and diameter as bowl. Small vertical handles curving from rim to mid-section. Convex bowl. Torus (tyre shaped) foot with no stem. 2005.02.0014.jpg
50.4.16 Plain, rounded, thickened rim; shallow cup; ridge at junction of bowl and stem; tall stem curving continuously to the upper surface of the foot, which has a slightly concave outer surface, and rises to a small underside. Classed by Gill as a 'plain rim' type; he further notes 'Acrocup type foot and fillet'. 2003.92.0176.jpg
50.4.8 Bell-shaped mouth with convex lip and high out-turned rim; tubular neck joined to ovoid body; short thick stem curving out to a carinated moulded foot, concave on the underside; vertical strap handle curves up from the middle of the neck and rejoins at the base of the shoulder. 2003.97.0814.jpg
51.1.1 Flat outturned rim with rounded lip, sharply curving to nearly cylindrical bowl, slightly concave, which broadens and then tapers in the convex lower part to a disk foot, sloping on the upper part, rounded on the lower part, tapered on the interior, with flat resting surface and nearly flat underside. Just below the rim on one side are two holes for suspension. 2002.97.0233.jpg
51.1.2 The vertical handle is of ellipsoid cross-section with a banded back. The horizontal handles are riddled, circular and slightly curving upwards. The foot is conical, with a ring-shaped termination and the base has a concave, conical surface with an inflated semi-spherical central part. 2010.98.0180.jpg
51.4.10 Thin, out-turned rim; rounded body; rounded handles curving upwards; flat bottom; tiny base 2010.98.0125.jpg
51.4.9 The rim is conical, strap small handle connecting the enck with the shoulder, is banded with an inflated back, shoulder curving slightly upwards, the body is ovaloid, tapering down to a torus foot, conical underneath. Cf. Agora 12 part 2, no. 1117, pl. 38 Cf. "Sixth and Fifth Century Pottery", P.N.Ure (ed.), p43 shape class E, pl. 14 nos. 130.108 & 127.59 2013.99.0165.jpg
51.7.13 Small pseudo-panathenaic amphora with downturned rim (and skewed mouth), offset neck divided from the sloping shoulder by a ridge, vertical strap handles curving up from the bottom of the neck to the bottom of the shoulder, ovoid body tapering to a thick stem, and a curved pedestal foot that is highly concave on the interior. 2003.95.0062.jpg
51.7.5 Bell mouth, flaring at the rim, with a convex upper surface, offset from a narrow neck, broadening and curving sharply into the ovoid body; strap handle rises from the top of the neck and joins the lower part of the shoulder; molded ring base, divded into two concave parts, divied by a ridge at the middle; convex underside. 2008.99.0557.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
53.8.2 Rounded rim; steep angled wall; slightly sloping floor continuously curving to the stemmed foot with a high trumpet-shaped base below moulding. Offset on interior at join of wall and floor. Base mostly flat but conical at the centre. Cf. Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum 918.3.72: Hayes 1984, 100 no. C67 (ill.) 2008.99.0710.jpg
56.8.4 Shape 1; trefoil-lip joining at the back to a high curving vertical strap handle, which joins at the shoulder; ring base. 2003.59.0004.jpg
60.8.3A-B Lid: three tiered round knob with central, nearly conical well; short concave stem curving above and below into knob and lid; nearly flat lid tapering gently to a short vertical rim, rounded at both edges. The underside is slightly hollowed under the knob. Lekanis: shallow bowl with a short nearly vertical flange, rounded at the lip, straight but tapering walls, slightly carinated and narrowing, with convex lower portion, to a very short stem, on a rounded disk foot, with a flat resting surface, curved on the underside, with a rounded point at the centre. A wishbone handle rises from the top of the wall, on either side; a lug protrudes from either side of each handle. Ure 1960, 216 notes that what remains of the one handle indicates that it was pointed (wish-bone shaped) at the centre as well as rounded in section. 2002.97.0575.jpg
61.6.3 Everted lip with rounded rim, curving out to a short shoulder, then tapering to a conical, deep bowl, with short stem that broadens to a flat, disk foot, with tapering, slightly rounded exterior, gougedresting surface, slightly concave interior, and slightly convex underside. From either side, just below the rim, a u-shaped handle, round in section, rises up to just above the top of the rim. 2010.98.0337.jpg
61.6.5 Lid: Short button knob, with flat band, beveled interior edge, and slightly convex top, curving smoothly to a nearly flat underside that smoothly joins a short, slightly concave stem, that again smoothly joins a flat, tapering smoothly to a short vertical rim, rounded at both edges. The underside is hollowed under the knob. One-handler: shallow bowl with a short nearly vertical flange, rounded at the lip, straight but tapering walls curving into a convex lower portion then a very short stem, on a rounded disk foot, with a flat resting surface, beveled on the interior, and slightly convex on the underside. A single, recurved horizontal handle, round in section, rises above the rim. 2002.97.0677.jpg
70.3.3 Ian McPhee describes it as a Kotyle rather than Skyphos type c (?). Tapering ring base, rounded at the bottom, from which the body rises in a sharp diagonal, curving sharply approximately at the halfway point, from which it rises near vertically and eventually flares slightly to a plain, rounded rim, just below which are attached two horse-shoe shaped handles, almost round in cross section. 2008.98.0449.jpg
REDMG:1926.99.52 Broad projecting rim with flat upper surface, overhanging lip, and concave underside curving into a short narrow neck that broadens to an ovaloid body with rounded base; small round vertical handle is tucked in under the overhanging lip. 2004.99.0909.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.21 Broad projecting rim with flat lip, narrow cylindrical neck, sloping shoulders curving into an ovoid body, narrowing to a flat base; flat strap handle extends from the rim to the bottom of the shoulder.
REDMG:1942.5.6.1 Broad projecting rim with flat upper surface, overhanging lip, and concave underside curving into a short narrow neck that broadens to a globular body with rounded base; flat strap handle falls directly from the rim to the middle of the shoulder. 2003.97.0031.jpg
REDMG:1951.133.1 Shallow ellipsoid bowl with rounded rim, underneath which are attached two horizontal round sections, curving up above the rim, rectangular in shape, and bent in at the tops. Deep angled ring foot, with a narrow, rounded resting surface, convex on the interior vertical surface, and flat on the underside.
REDMG:1951.134.1 Plain rounded rim, body nearly vertical at top and curving into a deep bowl, which narrows to a short stem attached to a disk foot with a rounded resting surface, small underside pointed at centre. Two horseshoe-shaped horizontal round handles, attached slightly below the rim. 2004.99.0768.jpg
REDMG:1951.147.1 Tall cylindrical neck offset from a squat body, with a curved shoulder, flange below the shoulder, concave side walls (offset at top and bottom), and a broader ring base, curved on the upper surface, with a broad resting surface, offset, slightly concave underside. From the front of the neck extends diagonally a tubular spout, squared at the end. From the back of the spout rises a high curving strap handle, rounded on the outside, which arches in a rectangular form, and descends sharply towards the lower part of the shoulder; which bends back on itself to attach to mouth and at the back to the lower part of the shoulder. Two moulded male heads, bearded, are found on either side of the upper handle attachment. 2005.99.0048.jpg
REDMG:1951.148 Broad rim with slightly convex, tapering upper surface, and overhanging concave lip; rim joins on either side with diagonal spurs at top of round columnar handles (two either side), which descend at a slight diagonal to the shoulder. Broad neck, slightly concave, attached sharply to short curving shoulder from which an ovoid body descends and tapers to the foot. 2003.93.0269.jpg
REDMG:1951.150.1 Flaring rim, curving continuously from the exterior, with an overhanging, convex lip, curving on the underside into a short, thick neck that broadens to a baggy body, sharply joined to a broad pedestal foot, flat on the upper surface, convex on the vertical surface, and hollowed slightly interior, with a cyma molding leading up to a flat underside.The triple-ridged strap handles rise up from the sides of the neck and rejoin at the shoulders. 2005.99.0161.jpg
REDMG:1951.154 Flaring flat, broad lip with convex upper surface and and concave lower surface, curving into a cylindrical neck; vertical ribbon handle emerges from the rim and rejoins the bottom of the neck at a bulge, below which is a conical body, with a rounded base, and a slight conical indentation at the bottom. 2005.99.0098.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.16 Trefoil mouth at the back of which is attached a hook-shaped round handle that begins above the height of the mouth and turns back to join the shoulder, with a slight spur; short neck curving into a baggy body in a continuous curve; short ring foot with narrow, rounded resting surface, diagonal inside wall, and pointed underside. Handle attachment is indicative of the Dotted Spray Group 2005.99.0090.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.28 Narrow neck (mostly missing), broadens to a nearly flat shoulder; thin strap handle broadens and rejoins at the lower part of the shoulder; below carination is a conical body, tapering and then curving in to a short stem, attached to a small pedestal foot with a raised base; small nipple at the centre of the underside. 2003.93.0396.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.29 Narrow neck (mostly missing) broadens to a nearly flat shoulder; thin strap handle broadens and rejoins at the lower part of the shoulder; below carination is a conical body, tapering and then curving sharply into a short stem, attached to a small pedestal foot, tapering down, with a slightly raised base; small nipple at the centre of the underside. 2003.93.0397.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.43 Broad projecting rim with slightly convex lip; short narrow neck curving into a globular body with rounded base; flat strap handle extends from the rim to the middle of the shoulder.
REDMG:1953.25.64 Narrow neck, nearly flat shoulder, curving to a broad body, tapering slightly down, to a slightly raised base, concave at the centre; two pinched triangular round handles rise from the edge of the shoulder, on opposite sides of the bottle. 2003.93.0227.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.65 Flaring broad lip with flat upper surface and a short rim curving into a cylindrical neck above a moulded ring, from which descends the conical body, narrowing slightly to a flat base, with a slightly bevelled edge.
REDMG:1953.25.67 Nearly flat lid, with rounded rim, curving into a deep thin flange, whereby lid would have sat probably within the pyxis; button knob at centre.
REDMG:1953.25.75 Incurving rounded rim; interior surface curves smoothly; exterior upper part offset from a lower concave element, curving out at the bottom to flat base, marked by a ridge on the exterior; nipple surrounded by a grooved circle at centre of underside. 2005.99.0110.jpg
REDMG:1958.112.1 Cup mouth with flat rim, tall cylindrical neck, slightly widening at the top, curving into a diagonal shoulder, below which (from a carination) the body tapers slightly, and then curves sharply to join a tall moulded base, with straight sides, slightly concave on the underside, with a cylindrical depression; a vertical strap handle extends from the middle of the neck to the bottom of the shoulder, just above the carination. 2004.99.0934.jpg
REDMG:1961.199.3 Continuously curving sides: flaring rim, rounded on the upper surface, broad cylindrical neck, nearly diagonal shoulders, ovoid body narrowing to a pinched stem, flaring base, flat (although rough and thus unstable) on the underside.
REDMG:1962.184.33.21 Cup mouth on cylindrical neck, slightly narrowing and then curving to a slightly diagonal shoulder; narrow strap handle extends from the middle of the neck to the bottom of the shoulder, just above a carination, from which descends the nearly straight side walls; body narrow sharply at the bottom to a short stem attached to a tall moulded base, which tapers down. 2004.99.0874.jpg
REDMG:1964.1620 Small, squat variant of the Classical round-mouthed oinochoe, type B. Round mouth, slightly concave lip, from which extends a short vertical strap handle that reconnects at the bottom of the shoulder; narrow neck, sloping shoulder, sharply curving to a hemispherical body; high ring foot, slightly angled. 2004.99.0251.jpg
REDMG:1964.1625 Trefoil lip, attached to a short neck curving smoothly into a squat, baggy, body; high curving strap handle reaches from back of lip to middle of body; slightly raised base with flat underside. 2004.99.0126.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.12 The handle is riddled, of ellipsoid cross-section, curving upwards, higher than the rim. 2006.20.0466.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.7 Two-handled skyphos. The handles are of ellipsoid cross-section, riddled and curving upwards (higher than the body). a) Part of the rim and body. c) Part of the body. d) One handle and part of the body. e) Part of the other handle. f) Tiny bit of the handle. g) Part of the handle and body. 2006.20.0406.jpg
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