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13.10.1 Rat-tanged dirk (sword blade used as a dagger or spearhead), with long thin blade, pointed at both ends, with sloping shoulders. A rib runs nearly the full length of the piece (flattened in the last 2 cm of the blade end). The middle of the rib, near the attachment end, is thin, rhomboidal in section, narrowing to pointed tip or tang which is turned up slightly at the end. Approximately 1/4 down the length of the blade the flange broadens, so that two flat sides spread from the centre rib. The blade end of the dirk has nearly straight sides, but tapers gently to a rounded tip. Catling's type 1d; near ├ůstrom's type I4. As Catling suggests (1964, 56) the rat-tailed weapon, the most characteristic of prehistoric Cypriote metal forms, occurs in so many sizes that it is impossible to classify them as swords, dirks, daggers, or even spearheads. 2007.99.0100.jpg
13.10.2 Nearly rectangular piece, lentoid in section, narrowing gradually on all sides, raised more prominently on one side, which has a ridge down the centre of the lower part. 2010.99.0129.jpg
13.10.3 Nearly rectangular piece, bilaterally symmetrical, with a raised rib down the centre, two parallel rivets, one on either side, at the shoulder, just above the tang (where the blade may have been socketed into a wooden handle. The thickness is uniform for most of the length of the dagger. ) 2008.99.0122.jpg
14.9.41 Fragment with rim attached. The rim is offset a little and the clay bends halfway down the fragment to lead to the base of the cup. 2003.01.0096.jpg
2007.9.7 Four-sided, almost rectangular except for one side which slopes down more genlty, resulting in a noticeably acute point at one corner.
2008.7.100 Spout fragment with very narrow opening, fragment only extant down to shoulder of vessel.
2008.7.35 Irregularly shaped rim fragment; fragment is narrowest up near the rim, then broadens down towards the shoulder, and has broken off near the transition from shoulder to body. Possible point where handle was attached
2008.7.36 Irregularly shaped rim fragment; from rim down to just past the join of neck and shoulder.
22.11.1 Globular body with spout to one side. In centre at top is a 'false' neck with a round covering (attached but meant to look like a false lid) attached to two handles which come down to shoulder, one either side. Very small foot, flat and reserved base. 2001.99.0013.jpg
22.3.42 Open lamp with wide, shallow, circular body, with curved shoulder and a down turned rim. covered flat nozzle with a large oval wick hole. Horizontal band handle which follows the back of the body. Foot is shallow and slightly concave 2004.95.0093.jpg
23.11.31RRRR Crested figure facing right holding a shield and a spear. The shield is decorated with a rosette and boss design, and a straight but separate element runs down from the left of the shield and across near the base. 2005.06.0119.jpg
23.11.31XXXX Female wearing long skirts. The top of the figure is oddly shaped. The left arm extends down and slightly away from the side of the body, ending in a fork. The skirts are sashed at the waist, and are marked with long vertical lines ending at a wide hem with more widely spaced pairs of lines. 2005.06.0153.jpg
26.12.13 Trefoil lip from which a handle curves down to the top of the bulbous body. Deep groove separates body from wide foot. Resting surface slightly concave. 2003.97.0873.jpg
26.12.14 Trefoil lip. Strap handle curves down from rim to shoulder. Bulbous body. Resting surface slightly concave 2003.44.0005.jpg
26.7.12 Curved, semi-circular then pinched horizontal section form back of pin. Ridge runs down back.
26.7.8 Bulbous body, wider in the lower part. Projected rim with a very small discus area leading to a irreguar filling hole. Long nozzle with a wide, flat, oval wick hole. Applied strip handle attached to the rim and reaching down to the base. Flat unmarked base. Tall indentation on the left side of the body. 2002.97.0553.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
34.10.23 Molded figurine (hollowed at back in a tall rectangle) depicting Leda with the swan. Leda stands with her right foot upraised (on a rick?), and holds in her upraised left arm a himation, which wraps around her back and swirls onto the top of her right leg, to cover her pudenda, right leg, and run down the interior of her left leg. She holds the swan firmly with her right hand, so that it is tucked under her right arm. 2002.97.0419.jpg
34.8.11 Rounded, deep fat body with a small down turning discus and a large filling hole in the centre, small 'kick' et the bottom of the reservoir. Straight sided flat long nozzle with a slightly oval wick hole. Small foot with a slightly concave base. 2005.01.0128.jpg
45.6.17 Flared mouth with flat lip. Handle starts halfway down neck, curves up and then down to join shoulder. Long, narrow body. Broad foot. Central concave section on base. 2003.12.0081.jpg
45.6.18 Flared mouth with flat on the top rim. Single strap handle curves from top of shoulder down to top of body. Small torus flat base, divided from the body with a groove. Cf. "Sixth and Fifth Century Pottery", P.N.Ure (ed.), p40, lip type j 2003.13.0004.jpg
45.6.37 Conical mouth with a thick, slightly convex rim, merging into a short, tubular neck, from the top of which emerges a thick strap handle that loops down to the bottom of the shallow sloping shoulder; ovoid body; broad torus ring foot. 2010.98.0160.jpg
45.6.70 Circular shallow body with flat shoulder and a concave discus with small filling hole towards the right edge of the discus. Body shallower at the front end and the widest part of the body has a raised band around it. Short rounded nozzle and circular smoke hole. Vertical handle with a circular hole which runs down towards the base. Base demarcated but not raised and slightly off centre. There are two small shoulder lugs on opposing sides. 2005.01.0008.jpg
46.9.1 'Little lion' shape. Shallow, flaring mouth; thin neck from the top of which a single strap thin handle curves down to the flat shoulder; slight ridge between neck and shoulder; body tapers down to disk foot; base flat with central concave circle. Cf. Agora 12 part 2, no. 1115, pl. 38 2003.92.0149.jpg
47.2.12 Rounded, slightly incurved rim; shallow convex upper wall divided by a reserved groove from a sharply concave wall that runs continuously down to the foot, although only a single curve is perceived on the interior. Short torus ring foot, with a narrow reserved resting surface and a reserved medallion at the centre of the underside, circumscribed by a concentric ridge. Convex-concave profile. 2008.98.0420.jpg
48.12.10 Long tall neck from the top of which handle loops up and then down to join edge of broad shoulder, curning slightly upwards. Straight body; sturdy, flat foot; concave base. Cf. Smith 2003, BSA 98, p349, footnote 24, pl. 58 d-f (see also 'comments'). 2005.89.0029.jpg
48.12.6 Disk-shaped mouth with flat rim; cylindrical neck; flat strap handle reaches from rim down to middle of shoulder; body is a slightly flattened ball, round on the bottom. 2003.97.0245.jpg
48.12.9 Projecting rounded rim with a lip that is flat on the upper surface; ribbed vertical strap handle extending 1/3 down the length of the vessel; slender neck widening to a cucumber shaped body. Flat concave base, the underside of which is outlined with a groove. 2008.99.0514.jpg
48.5.2 Mouth has thin rim and near vertical walls tapering down to neck; two upside down U-shaped handles start mid-neck and curve upwards before joining the shoulder; inverted ovoid body; near conical foot with mirrored concave base. 2010.98.0078.jpg
49.1.1 Inturned rim with straight sides; ribbon handle; shoulder slopes down to vertical wall, then sharply recedes to vertical footring and sloping underside of the base. 2003.92.0300.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
49.8.3 Very broad, up sloping rim; two handles start near the top of the body and curve vertically upwards; tall body with vertical sides curves down uninterrupted into stem; thick, flat foot with ridge at top; conical underside. 2004.04.0009.jpg
49.8.6 Trefoil lipped; thin neck; thick strap handle curves down from back of lip to lower body; half-sphere shaped body; flat base. 2008.99.0401.jpg
49.8.8 Trefoil lip; large handle with high sides making central channel curves up from rim, then down to top of body; bulbous body; small, flat base with central sunken disk 2003.97.0621.jpg
50.10.1 Coldstream (79) classes this amphora as part of the 'plump and ungainly group' of LG IIb amphorae whose potters modelled amphora bodies after those of pitchers (see J.M. Cook, BSA 42, 151). Flaring mouth with rounded, thickened rim; two vertical strap thick handles extend from the top of the decorative zone on the neck down to the bottom of the decorative zone on the shoulder; rounded body tapers to a ring foot. Flat underside 2003.95.0091.jpg
50.10.6 Deep bowl; two horizontal handles emerge from just below the rim; vertical walls taper down to small disk foot; concave underside with central convex circle. 2003.98.0143.jpg
50.4.14 Gill classes it as a kantharos of the 'Ampurias class'. Sessile kantharos with low handles. Sparkes 1968, 9, notes that the sessile kantharos with low handles is the most practical, albeit least elegant, of the fifth century kantharoi. Slightly outturned, rounded rim; tall, flaring wall, offset from shallow rounded bowl, divided from moulded ring foot by groove. Two vertical strap handles loop down from rim down to just above junction of wall and bowl. 2003.92.0162.jpg
50.4.20 Outward facing lip on a rim folded into a grape leaf shape, shape continues down neck. Neck joins a plain convex shoulder. Tapering lower body joining slightly taurus foot with slightly concave base. Curved vertical handle attached to the lip and the shoulder 2005.02.0003.jpg
51.4.8 The rim is slightly flared and the neck is short; a strap vertical handle curves down from the rim to the shoulder; two smaller, round, horizontal handles protrude from the upper side of the rounded and pear shaped body; the foot is small and flaring; the base is convex
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 2013.99.0155.jpg
51.7.1 Trefoil lipped; high handle with ridge down middle curves up from the shoulder considerably higher than the rim; neck progresses smoothly to body, as body does to foot; foot is stepped with the side reserved; underneath is ruddled and concave with convex centre. 2005.88.0046.jpg
52.3.1 Wide mouth with flat, reserved rim. Two strap handles, one on each side, curve up from top of neck then down to shoulder. Body is inverted pear shape, tapering to very small foot with groove in middle.Ring on the junction of the body and the foot. Underside almost conical up to small, central, convex circle 2007.02.0023.jpg
52.3.2 Flat rim; tall mouth sloping in towards thin neck; handle curves up from top of neck, then down to body; groove separates rounded body from flat foot 2004.08.0013.jpg
53.8.1 Mesomphalos phiale with a thickened rounded lip, with a slight carination on the inside edge, with convex walls, sloping down to a flat plate, at the centre of which is an omphalos (raised central boss), decorated in relief all around. 2003.92.0274.jpg
54.2.2 Everted lip; thin, tapering neck; strap handle curves down from rim to spherical, bulbous body; slightly raised flat foot. 2008.98.0329.jpg
55.1.1 Rounded outturned rim, narrowing to neck and broadening to baggy body, in a continuous curve down to the angled torus ring foot. Vertical ribbon handle, slightly grooved, loops from just below rim to the upper part of the body. 2008.98.0373.jpg
56.8.5 Conical, almost acorn shaped knob sits on rounded ring; lid curves down to a ridge; broad, flat edge 2003.92.0217.jpg
60.1.2 Pagenstecher lekythos. (Restored rim); thin neck from the middle of which handle protrudes horizontally before sloping down to rounded body; broad foot; concave underside 2003.99.0039.jpg
60.1.3 Stemless cup with a plain rounded rim. Two horizontal round handles, oblong in shape, incurved and rising over the rim. Handles rise from half-way down the shallow bowl, which is divided from spreading, lipped torus ring foot by a broad groove. 2003.94.0022.jpg
60.8.2 Rim of the mouth is a little bit wonky, with a ridge on the flat top. Cylindrical short neck. Almost flat shoulder. A single rounded handle curves down to the shoulder from the rim, and two horizontal, horseshoe shaped handles emerge from the top of the body. Body tapers down to small torus foot 2002.97.0710.jpg
78.12.10 Circular body, flat moulded shoulder, small concave discus with a small filling in the front right hand side of the discus. Short flat nozzle, rounded tip with a slightly irregular wick hole that cuts into the shoulder area. Vertical handle which reaches down towards the base and attaches around the shoulder, circular piercing through handle. Circular unmarked base, slightly concave. 2005.01.0114.jpg
78.12.11 Circular body, flat moulded shoulder, small concave discus with a small off center filling hole. Short flat nozzle, rounded tip with a slightly irregular wick hole that cuts into the shoulder area. Vertical handle which reaches down towards the base and attaches around the shoulder. Circular delineated base, slightly concave. 2008.99.0049.jpg
79.1.12 Circular shallow body, concave discus with a small circular filling hole in the center. Small demarcated base, slightly concave. Long nozzle with concave sides and a rounded tip with a circular wick hole in the center of the tip. Two lines run down either side of the nozzle at the termination of volutes. 2005.01.0036.jpg
81.9.1 Rounded, everted rim, long neck, piriform body, ring foot. Thick strap handle curves up from the middle of the thick neck and down to the shoulder. 2010.99.0044.jpg
E.23.27 Broad shouldered jar with thin lip, broad neck, and body that tapers down to a conoidic foot which is slightly raised from the rest of the body. 2002.98.0190.jpg
E.62.60 Large mouth, no neck, three handles for string, widest part is mid-way down the body, flat base. 2002.98.0027.jpg
E.63.21 Flat lanceolate with a ridge down the center on each side.
E.63.27 A small lip tapering to a narrow mouth. The neck is long leading straight down to globular body the widest point of which is the shoulder. The body tapers to a flat base. 2002.98.0169.jpg
L.2016.3.14 Female dancer, slightly turned to her left in a likewise slight step position. Her right arm slopes down, her left arm is raised and she is looking to her left hand, which is bent backwards. A hole in mentioned hand gives rise to the suspicion that she is holding an (missing) object. There is another hole at her left heel.
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:1947.13.1 Large pseudo-panathenaic amphora with a cup-shaped mouth terminating in an outturned rim; offset neck divided from the shoulder by a plastic ring from which rise two vertical strap handles that curve down to the bottom of the sloping shoulder; ovoid body tapering to a thick stem on a pedestal base (not original). 2003.93.0004.jpg
REDMG:1951.132.1 Guttus type askos: swelling rounded body with bearing at the top a large relief medallion (frontal female mask with puffed cheeks and a lock of hair knotted over the forehead) offset and raised from the body; at a distance of ca. 0.5 cm are two incised lines beyond which the body is covered with fine vertical fluting down to its midpoint. A long diagonal spout with slightly concave sides rises obliquely from the shoulder below the medallion, and terminates in a three-stepped flanged mouth. A loop handle (semicircular in cross section) rises from the shoulder at a right angle to the spout. A tall thick foot, offset from the body, with a ridge at the halfway point broadens toward a ring base, slightly rounded on the exterior, with a concave underside offset from a concave element within the narrow resting surface. The foot is particularly tall, and is ridged in the middle: otherwise in shape this askos corresponds to Morel's type 8141h 1 (Morel 1981, pl. 209). 2004.99.0752.jpg
REDMG:1951.140.1 Broad rim, slightly convex on upper surface, ridged at the outside edge, with overhanging lip; neck, concave in profile, broadens to a nearly flat shoulder that curves sharply to an ovoid body, which narrows sharply at the bottom, where it is joined to a moulded pedestal foot with a splayed base and concave underside; upper part of foot has tapering straight sides; the profile of the base is decorated with two ridges. Two incurving horizontal handles, round in sectiona, are attached to the upper third of the body; a vertical handle, also round in section, emerges from the top of the neck and curves down to the lower part of the shoulder. 2004.99.0808.jpg
REDMG:1951.145 Cylindrical lid with inset flat top and raised edge, stepping down in three ridges, broader than the width of the walls; slightly tapering walls terminating in offset flanged rim.
REDMG:1951.153.1 Askos in the shape of a duck, with an everted rounded rim on a short cylindrical neck, from the back of which rises a strap handle that curves down to join the vase just above the tail. 2005.90.0025.jpg
REDMG:1951.159.1 Large pseudo-panathenaic amphora with an offset neck divided from the shoulder by a plastic ring from which rise two vertical strap handles that curve down to the bottom of the sloping shoulder; ovoid body tapering to a thick stem on a pedestal base (not original). 2005.89.0030.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.25 Tall cylindrical neck, which broadens to a slightly diagonal shoulder. Small strap handle rejoins at the bottom of the shoulder; below a carination at shoulder is a cylindrical body, tapering gently towards the base, which is attached to a moulded pedestal foot, tapering down, with a profile that is slightly convex; the underside has a conical indentation at centre. 2003.93.0393.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.26 Cup mouth with flat lip, slightly offset from narrow neck, which broadens to a nearly flat shoulder; thin strap handle rises from under the cup mouth and rejoins at the lower part of the shoulder; below carination is a conical body, with concave side walls, tapering down, and straightening out towards the small disk foot, flaring on its upper edge, rounded on its vertical edge, and with a broad, flat resting surface; nipple at the centre of the underside. 2003.93.0394.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. 2001.99.0095.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.30 White-ground lekythos, group iii. Conical mouth with flat rim, slightly offset from cylindrical neck which curves sharply into nearly diagonal shoulder; vertical strap handle (missing) reached from top of neck to bottom of the shoulder, below which a carination marks the join with the straight body that tapers down to a high, molded, pedestal foot, grooved at the top of the slightly convex vertical surface, concave on the underside, with a nipple at the centre.
REDMG:1953.25.38 Lekanis: slightly everted rim with diagonal flange, curves in to a shallow bowl; two flanged ribbon handles, attached horizontally just below rim; pronounced ring foot with vertical sides and raised underside. Lid: Moulded knob with deep circular depression; in centre of sloping lid, which steps down with three fasciae and then a convex lower part decorated with two incised bands; rounded rim. 2003.93.0102.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.5 Plain rim below which are attached two horizontal round handles; concave sides tapering down to a narrow, angled ring foot with convex resting surface. Semi-glazed skyphos, type ii: see Corinth 13, 125 fig. 13 2003.97.0216.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.54 Wide-mouthed mug. Rounded outturned rim, narrowing at the neck and broadening to a baggy body, in a continuous curve down to the thick torus ring foot, with a thin resting surface, diagonal element, and offset underside; a vertical loop ribbon handle is tucked in just below the rim where it adjoins the upper half of the body.
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: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. 2004.99.0872.jpg
REDMG:1964.1609.1 Ovoid body with handle and nozzle included in the shape. Flat shoulder, raised rim of discus and slightly sunken discus with filling hole just off the central axis to the front right. Small straight sided nozzle, rounded tip with large, slightly oval wick hole. Small pinched vertical handle attaching from the discus down towards the base. Small unmarked circular base, slightly concave. joining marks still distinguishable. 2005.01.0235.jpg
REDMG:1964.1612.1 Main body; circular with long nozzle, low girth, rim of large circular filling hole is stepped down from the shoulder. Nozzle is smooth and cylindrical with one side deeper than the other. Large circular, high vertical handle attached to the shoulder opposite the nozzle. Small slightly of centre foot is circular and has a concave base. Kick on the interior of the base.
REDMG:1964.1614.1 Deep circular body, nearly straight convex shoulder and a deep concave discus with a small filling hole at the centre. Nozzle was flat and had a small round wick hole and probably a rounded tip. high vertical handle reaching down towards the base, circular piercing through the handle. Circular base is demarcated with a single line and is very slightly concave. 2005.01.0193.jpg
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:1964.1616.1 Ovoid body with handle and nozzle included in the shape. Flat shoulder, raised rim of discus and slightly sunken discus with filling hole just off the central axis to the front right. Small straight sided nozzle, rounded tip with large, slightly oval wick hole. Small pinched vertical handle attaching from the discus down towards the base. Small unmarked circular base, slightly concave. joining marks still distinguishable. 2005.01.0217.jpg
REDMG:1964.1618.1 Main body; circular with long nozzle, low girth, rim of large circular filling hole is stepped down from the shoulder. Nozzle has concave sides, tip is splayed, large oval wick hole. Large circular, high vertical handle attached to the shoulder opposite the nozzle. Small foot is circular and has a concave base very small kick on the interior of the base.
REDMG:1964.1628 Plain rim below which are attached two horizontal round handles; concave sides tapering down to a narrow, angled ring foot, concave on underside, with circular protruberance. 2003.93.0115.jpg
REDMG:1964.1632.1 Deep skyphos. Thin rim, slightly averted, below which u-shaped round horizontal handles are attached, and rise slightly to just above the height of the walls. The sides, tapering down, are slightly convex at the top and concave below, terminating in a groove, just above the short raised base with a flat underside, grooved on the outside. 2006.20.0243.jpg
REDMG:1964.1648 Projecting rim, with rounded lip and with slightly concave mouth, from which emerges a narrow cylindrical neck, grooved at the base; sloping shoulder; narrow strap handle that curves down to the middle of the shoulder; globular body with a flat bottom. 2002.97.0026.JPG
REDMG:1964.1663 Rounded, slightly raised rim; two pinched round horizontal handles, round in section, rise at a diagonal from the sloping shoulders which curve gently down to a small raised base, concave on the underside. 2003.93.0363.jpg
REDMG:1964.1678 Rounded, slightly outturned concave rim; two horizontal round handles, pi-shaped, applied to the outside of the rim, with tops pressed down across the top; shallow bowl; flat base with wire comb or wire marks.
REDMG:1997.209.2 Bulbous vase, with rounded outturned rim, a tall cylindrical neck tapering down and then broadening to a baggy body with a narrow, flat base. Striations on the exterior indicate where the vase was scraped by the pottery during creation.
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