Ure Museum Database

There are 41 objects for which Shape_description contains → either
13.10.17 Barrel-shaped jug, deep-spreading lip, half has broken away. One handle, with a raised area along the middle. Clay on body rounded into a point in the middle of either side. 2003.92.0048.jpg
13.10.23 Elongated ovoid body, tapering at the bottom to a convex but nearly flat base and at the top, more gradually, to a very short neck with concave sides, then a broad rim, slightly concave on upper and lower sides, with a narrow mouth; two lugs (with wavy ridges), parallel to eachother, on either side of the vase, approximately 1/3 below the rim. 2008.03.0042.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. ) 2008.99.0121.jpg
2008.7.136 Rectangular fragment. Getle dip in the middle curving upwards either side to create a waved shape.
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
27.4.1 Deep ovoid bowl with concave rim and rounded lip, narrowing to a disk foot, rounded on the exterior, sharply beveled on the interior, with a flat resting surface and a slightly convex underside. On either side a u-shaped handle, round in cross-section, rises up from just below the rim, top the height of the lip. There is a slight groove at the join of body and foot. 2010.98.0197.jpg
28.6.4 Slightly offset rim with two handles, one either side, just below. 2003.97.0655.jpg
28.9.1 Mouth flares out and rim is flat. High vertical handle joined to rim with surs either side. Body has two horizontal handles. Base has central convex circle. 2003.44.0002.jpg
29.5.5 Handles move straight out horizontal to the body and both have small horns either side. 2003.19.0005.jpg
38.4.5 Hand-made, body is wider towards the base, base is flatened. Neck and handle are missing. Small flat lug (mini handle) on either side of the missing handle. 2003.01.0003.jpg
45.9.1 Wide mouth with flat rim. Two handles, one either side. Concave base. 2003.65.0092.jpg
47.10.3A-B Lid: tall, conical, flat-topped knob on a sharply sloping conical lid, with plain rim, vertical profile, flat underside, leading to a short flange (0.3) to sit within lekanis. Lekanis: slightly everted, rounded rim with flat lip, on a deep bowl with straight walls in two parts, separated by a sharp carination near the bottom, attached to a short disk foot, angled on inside and out, with a slightly convex underside. From either side of the rim extends a semicircular horizontal handle, round in section, that rises very slightly, flanked by short pointed spurs or lugs on either side of the handle. 2010.98.0012.jpg
49.1.2 A slim alabastron with a small mouth and a projecting rim, an offset neck, lugs on either side of the body near the neck, and a raised three-stepped foot that is slightly concave on the underside. 2004.13.0014.jpg
49.12.1 Everted, nearly flat rim, with round lip, curves sharply to a cylindrical upper body, somewhat concave, separated from the lower body by a ridge above a flange. The lower body is comprised of four horizontal ribs, above a shallow bowl that narrows to a thin, short stem, that curves continuously into a conical foot, finishing with a broad groove above a rounded edge. The underside is hollowed. Two strap handles, which flare on either side, rise up above the rim and then descend to rejoin the body at the flange. A spur projects from the lower part of each handle, approximately in the middle of the upper body. 2008.98.0387.jpg
50.4.18 Nearly identical to a lidded mug excavated from the Pantanello Necropolis at Metaponto, published by Maria Elliott, in Carter 1998 2.643, fig. 14.2, 667 M3 (T 128-2): the Pantanello mug, which Elliott describes as an 'odd mug' and probably a local imitation of the late 5 c. Attic double handle mug (667), has a knotted handle which is otherwise similar to ours in contour and thickness. For less close comparanda cf. Morel 1981, type 5345a (citing examples from Capua and environs, e.g. CVA Capua 3, Italia 1312 no. 2: less squat, but similar); these Campanian examples are dated to ca. 300. Convex lip with rounded outturned rim, to which is joined a vertical strap handle, tripartite, with two projections on either side of the rim attachment. The handle loops and reattaches at the top of the bulging, ribbed body (ribbing visible on the interior). Tall angled ring foot, the interior of which has an incised spiral (not visible on exterior). 2010.98.0291.jpg
50.5.1 Trefoil lipped oinochoe with rounded protrusions either side of neck-handle join. Single curved handle that reaches over into mouth, appears to have had an oblong pattern, and is flanked by moulded protrusions at the top and bottom. Wide neck with a groove at juncture with bulbous body. Ring foot reserved and base raised. 2006.20.0092.jpg
51.4.11 Moulded rim, grooved, with flat upper surface and sharp lip, on a short cylindrical neck, with attaches, at a ridge, to an ovoid body, attached below, also at a ridge, to a slightly flaring stand, with splaying foot, slightly ridged on upper edge, bevelled on exterior, hollow on the interior. From the shoulder, on either side, rises an m-shaped handle (half of one chipped off) with short projections in the middle. Three holes (to enable air flow) are drilled into the upper part of the stand, just below the join. 2002.97.0369.jpg
52.3.3 Broad flat rim; short thick neck; handles are comprised of two vertical bars joined at the rim by an overhanging horizontal bar with downward protrusions at either end; body tapers to conical footring; flat base. 2003.95.0050.jpg
52.3.4 Slightly convex, slanted, overhanging lip, rounded at the edge, on a slightly concave tapering rim, slightly offset from the lower bowl that curves sharply to a tall conical foot, rounded at the edge, with flat resting surface and a slightly convex underside. On either side of the rim is attached a horizontal, u-shaped ribbon handle, between a pair of lugs (handle and lugs broken off on one side). 2004.07.0009.jpg
53.8.3 Slightly convex, rounded, overhanging lip on a tall, tapering rim, a carination at the junction with the sharply sloping body or bowl of the lekanis, on a tall, sloping ring foot, with flat resting surface, angled walls on exterior and interior, and a nearly flat underside. On either side of the rim is attached a horizontal, u-shaped ribbon handle, between a pair of lugs. 2010.98.0024.jpg
56.8.2 Tall inslanting rim with plain round lip, sharply turning to a short shoulder that broadens to an ovoid body, which tapers to a tall moulded foot, comprised of a beveled top, two concave elements, a carination, below which a scotia above a torus. The resting surface is ridged and the underside consists of a pointed convex centre, within a tapering concave part. Two u-shaped handles, round in section, rise from the bottom of the shoulder to high above the rim. On either side of each handle is a pointed lug. 2002.97.0579.jpg
59.6.1 Everted, concave rim, with round lip, offset by a carination from a shallow bowl, tapering sharply to a short stem that broadens to a moulded foot, concave in profile, with a nearly flat resting surface, grooved just within the resting surface, hollowed and conical within; a slightly incurving d-shaped handle rises up, on either side, from the centre of the bowl to the height of the kylix. 2010.98.0333.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
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
79.1.16 Mainly circular body, nozzle is moulded with body disturbing the circular edge back half of body is deeper than the front. Shoulders are convex, discus is concave with a small circular filling hole in the centre. Long deep nozzle, sides follow smoothly on from the body, elongating the circular shape, slightly concave top marked with a ridge on either side, rounded tip and slightly irregular circular wick hole. Remains of small vertical handle attached to the shoulder. Small circular base, slightly concave not lineated. 2005.01.0041.jpg
80.7.1 Large lekanis with a slightly convex, rounded, overhanging lip on a tall, tapering rim, a carination at the junction with the sharply sloping body or bowl of the lekanis, on a tall, sloping ring foot, with flat resting surface, angled walls on exterior and interior, and a nearly flat underside. On either side of the rim is attached a horizontal, u-shaped ribbon handle, between a pair of lugs. 2010.98.0222.jpg
E.23.19 Tall pointed jar with flattened, narrow base. Wide mouth with narrow lip and wide neck. Lugs at either side, perforated with thread holes. 2002.98.0025.jpg
E.23.40.1-4 Three pieces unattached but found together. The panels are very thin and the ring does not meet beneath them but is attached either side.
E.62.9 Rectangular in shape with a wide back tapering to teeth. Teeth are short and narrow and there are 22 plus two larger side pieces, one either end.
E.65.6 Long, thin ornament from a coffin lid: the centre appears to have a kind of knot carved into it with three ridges on either side of this. 2002.98.0076.jpg
E.65.7 Pointed base flattened; small mouth; lugs at either side, perforated to take thread. 2002.98.0046.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.23 Two handles, all black and one either side which start at base of body and curl up and over, higher than mouth with small spurs at the base. Mouth has wide rim.
REDMG:1935.87.29 Stemless. Two handles, one either side from well below the rim are bent up at the ends. Shallow body descending to a groove and then a rounded footring.
REDMG:1935.87.6 Rounded rim on tapered flange, below which the walls spread out to a thin element that would have supported the lid; just below this are attached two horizontal horseshoe-shaped strap handles, slightly canted upwards, to which spurs are attached on either side. The lower body is offset from the handle zone, rounded in the lower part where it sharply joins a moulded foot, with groove above a spreading upper part and a broader, rounded lower part, hollow on the interior, with a narrow resting surface, and a pointed, slightly offset underside.
REDMG:1951.135.1-2 Pyxis: Flanged rim widening to sharply curved shoulder, rounded below, and tapering to a flat base; round horizontal handles on either side pressed up against rim to form lugs. Lid: cylindrical knob attached to a disk. 2004.99.0428.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:1953.25.39 Flanged rim and tapering body, to which are attached broad horizontal strap handles (rounded but almost oblong in shape), slightly canted upwards, with spurs on either side. The lower body is offset from the handle zone, rounded in the lower part where it attached to thick stem broadening to a moulded foot, with spreading upper part, slightly concave, and a broader, rounded lower part, broadening towards the base, with a conical depression on the interior, and a narrow resting surface 2005.99.0148.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.77 Large circular, deep body, flat shoulder, slightly raised, concave discus with a small filling hole in the centre. the beginnings of two nozzles, both sided are concave with large decorative features protruding from either side. Base of handle remains with half of the hole left. Ring base, slightly concave. 2005.01.0270.jpg
REDMG:1964.1668.1 Unguent Jar. Miniature amphora with an everted rim, long and narrow neck, and foot with a concave base. Handles on either side and completely attached to the upper body. 2003.93.0254.jpg
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