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There are 32 objects for which Decoration contains → held
2007.10.2.238 Naked male figure (athlete) holding a discuss. He has his left arm raised with the discuss held low in his right hand. Presumably he is in the process of throwing the discuss.
2007.9.2.18 Displays a winged man who is holding onto a mostly naked woman who is reclining on the ground and whose arms are held up around his head. Similar to the statue of Cupid and Psyche by Canova. (Box Index = Amore, e Psiche / Love and Psyche).
2007.9.2.20 Displays a woman, standing on tip-toes, with her finger held to her face in a thinking gesture. (Described in box index as 'Ballerina').
2007.9.2.29 Displays a half naked woman, her right arm held up, obscuring most of her head, holding a small jug in the same hand, and a cup in the left. (Box Index = Head of Hebe).
2007.9.3.16 Displays a winged, female sphinx, a shield held under her front right leg.
2008.2.1.50 Clothed boy holding a tall plant in one hand while cutting it with a small knife held in the other hand
2008.2.1.52 Seated robed woman focused on something in her left hand, possibly reading a piece of parchment. Her right hand is held upright.
2008.2.1.75 The image depicts two male figures fighting. the figure on the right stands nude with sword raised with his left hand he is pulling the head of the second figure back. The second figure is facing away from the first figure, on his left knee. In his left hand is a shield. His right hand is held back over his head. He appears to be trying to break the hold the right-hand figure is trying to hold.
2009.10.1.16 Male figure with a child holding his hand on the left and another child being held up behind him. Cast Number - 963
2009.10.2.264 Central figure of nude Aphrodite holding an arrow in her right hand and holding a winged Eros' hand in her left, a shield with a face leaning against her left leg and armour on the floor. Winged Eros holding a bow on the right, and kneeling nude Hephaestus on the left with a hammer held above his head and an anvil in front of him. Number 54
2009.10.2.379 Male figure wearing a hat leaning over a sphinx. He is holding the head of the sphinx with his right hand, with a knife in his left hand held at the sphinx' head. Number 35
2009.2.1.91 Profile of a female facing the right with a scarf knotted at the front. Her hair is held back in a type of band.
23.11.31D Profile figure facing lef, wearing a helmet and holding a shield. Appears to have once held a spear. Two prominent wide legs emerge from underneath shield. Lead is an off-colour black-grey. 2005.06.0024.jpg
23.11.31F Profile figure facing right. Face visible through a helmet, with a potential eye socket marked out. Complete shield with an ornate bike spokes formation. Appears to have once held a spear. Two prominent thin legs emerge from underneath shield. Lead is an off-colour white-grey. 2003.96.0001.jpg
23.11.31H Profile figure facing right wearing a flat helmet. The face is visible, and a marking shows a potential eye socket. He carries a shield which is intact, with no defining pattern. Appears to have once held a spear. Small wide legs emerge from underneath the shield. Lead is off-colour brown-grey. 2005.06.0049.jpg
23.11.31M Profile figure wearing a helmet and holding a circular shield with a possible bike spokes pattern. Appears to have once held a spear. Thin legs emerge from underneath the shield. Lead is an off-colour brown-grey. 2005.06.0083.jpg
25.9.1 Inside is black with a reserved band below where mouth begins to flare. The mouth is wide and flares outwards. On the exterior surface at the top is a patterned band of two rows of 'cccc' shapes, one row above the other. Two handles, one each side are black and it is hard to distinguish what is on the body behind the handle (maybe a panel with dots?). On side A, Eros flies towards a woman who retreats towards youth seated naked on a folding garment and holding alabastron. Side B shows 2 youths, clothed, the one on the right holding a stick. Brown for feathers at top of Eros' wing. White garland, neckless, bracelet of woman and fillet held by Eros. Below them is a reserved panle with egg shapes with dits in between. Stem and top of foot black, reserved band at top of foot. Base reserved. 2004.15.0002.jpg
34.10.24 Standing female (Leda), left leg slightly bent. Naked with cloak over left leg and held up behind by left hand; swan, with neck stretched upwards, held against right hip. Clay light brown. White slip, blue on cloak. Large rectangular opening in back. On the back of the base is a piece of paper with the number 140 written on it. 2002.97.0404.jpg
51.1.2 Interior and exterior of the mouth, neck exterior of handles black, fired mostly reddish brown. The underside of the rim has a reserved band. Underside of the handles reserved. The body is all black apart from the metope carryint the figure decoration and a reserved band decorated with radial-shaped motif beofre the black foot, decorated with two red concentric bands. Resting surface, underside of the foot. The top surface of the rim is decorated with two, concentric, red lines. Another marks the junction of the neck with the shoulder. The neck is black (reddish brown on the reverse side). The main scene begins from the top of the shoulder (under a red line), down the main part of the body. There are two confronted bulls with their heads bent downwards. Added red on partsof their bodies. Between them, there is an ivy leaf (heart-shaped). They step on a thin, black line, which separates the shoulder zone from the body metope. On the body, two warriors attack other two. All warriors have spears with teardroped terminations (three terminations are visible, the fourth is on a missing area) and wear helmets with coverings for the cheeks (only the right pair's are visible) with details (dots for the first and fillet for the second warrior) in added white (now fadded away). They all held shields as well. All are round, except for one. The right pair's episemata on the shields are visible (upper part of seated lion / tripod, rendered with added white that has fadded away), while the other pair's shields' interior is visible and so the porpax (handle) can be seen on the left warrior. Additionally, they all wear greaves. Added red on the contour of the shields, the interior of the shileds, helmest, one hoplite's greaves. Between the pairs there is an eight-pointed star. There are also two horizontal red lines below running around the body of the vase. Two horizontal red lines frame the reserved lower zone decorated with the linear motif. The foot is black, with two red horizontal lines. The base is reserved. 2010.98.0180.jpg
51.4.11 Glaze is dark brown, sometimes with a reddish hue. Glazed on rim, neck (interior and exterior), handles, at junction of body and stand, and on exterior of foot. Cartoon-ish black-figure scenes on body and stand, with incised detail. Body, side A: Legless horseman, with arms spread on either side, to right on a horse held by a bearded man in a short tunic, with a dagger at his right side, who stands to his left. Behind him stands another bearded man wearing a short tunic, who holds a branch in his outstretched right hand, and bends his left arm at his side. Body, side B: Another legless horseman advances to the right, also with arms outstretched, on a horse, galloping towards a bearded, male figure, wearing a long tunic, who stands profile to the left. Stand, side A: Two confronting water birds, with 3 flecks behind the right water bird. Stand, side B: Two male figures in profile to the right, with a dagger at his left side; the second figure, who is shorter, seems to be bound. 2002.97.0369.jpg
56.8.8 On the exterior of the rim, S pattern. A fight of three warriors between onlookers; on the left, an onlooker between two runners, on the right, a runner between two onlookers and at the back a floral motif (lotus-palmette cross?): Two semi-spherical palmettes chained in the middle by circular bands, dotted in the centre, and held on a columnar motif with similar (only more conical) palmettes as endings (top and bottom) by black strips. Many of the figures appear to be holding spears (in the case of warriors) or have in front of them the same attribute (long, thin, vertical or diagonal lines). There are variations in the rendering of armour, hairstyles and drapery, mostly executed by incisions. The scene is framed by bands, top and bottom. Above the top band is a reserved circle, a thin, red, circular band and then the vessel is black up to the base where there is another red circular band. The interior of the footring is black. The broad, reserved base has a black circle inside a black band in the centre. Additionally, there are six dots (four are bigger) placed randomly on the reserved area of the bottom. Interior: The surface is black from the rim to the tondo, except for two, red, concentric bands approximately 1 cm within the carination, and a similar red band framing the tondo. Inside the tondo is a representaion of a cock in profile to the right with a flower-bud emerging in the background. Red paint: tail, wings. Moreover, incised over the red ring surrounding the tondo there is a mercantile graffito (?). The handles are black but reserved within. The underside of the foot decorated with black dot at the centre, surrounded by black band and 6 black dots around it, uncanonically placed 2003.95.0104.jpg
E.23.38 The Djed sign, a sign of stability, which was held in one of hands crossed on the breast. This probably represents a lopped cedar or four pillars in perspective. 2002.98.0077.jpg
E.23.49.5 Triangular, serrated on longest edge; right angle where held, slight notch for gripping. Underside flat, word 'Scraper'written on otherside, light brown in colour. 2002.98.0145.jpg
E.62.19 The top of the held piece has six carved bands around the top. Wood is darker on one side than the other.
E.62.27 Coptic cross in bronze, probably early Christian usage. The cross consists of 4 inverted triangles pointing to a similar centre. The top point, two side points and the centre appear to once have had gemstones stuck to them, since there are remnants of the solder that held them on. On top of the cross is circular clasp to enable wearing. 2002.98.0997.jpg
REDMG:1950.25.1 Black interior to bottom of rim. Laurel wreath, to right, on neck, above a row of widely spaced dots. Body decorated with egg-and-dot frieze, between reserved bands, which stops short of the handle on either side; figural zone except beneath handle (palmette with floral blossom at centre, three vertical lines at heart, vegetal ornament and flowing tendrils on either side); inverted waves, to right. Exterior surface of foot is ruddled on the upper part. Reserved resting surface and underside except for black circle at centre, surrounded by broad ruddled band, and black on inner foot ring. The figural scene shows a female figure, dressed in a belted, sleeveless chiton, reclining on her front, profile to right, reaching towards a phiale held by Eros, who advances profile to left, crouched and holding a wreath in his lowered right hand and a phiale in his upraised left hand. Both wear their hair identically: spike stephanai, sakkoi, and pony tails. Behind Eros a bird, profile to the right, on a perirrhanterion (pedestal basin). Added white, ‘gilded’ with yellow, on floral and vegetal ornament, headdresses, wings, and basin. 2003.93.0334.jpg
REDMG:1951.140.1 Upper surface of rim reserved, black ridge, and outer edge of lip decorated with a wave pattern to right; black below lip, on neck and on handles except forward handle attachments (on horizontal handles) decorated with rays; reserved patches beneath horizontal handles. Lower part of neck decorated at front with a short laurel wreath, to left, between two narrow reserved bands. Beneath the figural scene is a groundline comprised of a frieze of alternating maeanders (three) and saltire squares (one). Narrow reserved line at join with base, bottom edge of base, and underside. The figural scene is framed between a tendril, above the left handle, and a larger vegetal ornament, from which emerges a lotus bud. A Youth stands in 3/4-view to the right. He is nude, except for drapery slung over his bent right arm and held in his lowered left hand, and a white taenia on his head. He also holds a staff in his slightly upraised right hand. At centre is a bird (crane), seated in a perirhanterion (basin), supported by a fluted, tapered column, with a dotted capital, on a two-stepped base. The steps are decorated with small black spots and thin diagonal lines that suggest a marbled appearance. On the other side of the perirhanterion stands a woman, in 3/4-view to the left, with her weight on her right leg and her left leg relaxed. She wears a belted, sleeveless chiton, double bracelets on each wrist, a beaded necklace, and a spiked stephane, as well as a short pony tail. She extends her right hand to the bird and holds a box, decorated on the sides with black spots and lines, and three white spots on top, in her slightly upraised right hand. Above the bird is a rectangular frame (sometimes called a window but perhaps a votive plaque); above the box is a cogwheel. Most of the reserved areas are darkened with red wash, and the jewelry and other details in added white. 2004.99.0808.jpg
REDMG:1951.147.1 Entirely black, except reserved on the inside of the spout and the underside including resting surface, and red figure decoration: line at middle of neck; ray band at lowest part of neck, above dots; figural scene between two sideways palmettes, enclosed, from the outside bottom of each emerges tendrils; short ray band at interior of lower handle attachment; 10-leaf palmette at exterior of lower handle attachment; flange decorated with egg-and-dot band, beneath a black line; the sides are decorated with an ivy design, effected through incision (tendrils) and added white (leaves). Reserved line band just below join of body and foot. The figural scene on the shoulder depicts seated youth seated profile to the right, facing a woman, seated profile to the right, but turning profile to the left. The youth, nude except for a hairband, sits on drapery, alongside which he hangs his left arm, and reaches a wreath, held in his left hand, towards the woman; she, wearing a crenellated stephane and a belted chiton, is seated perhaps on a cushion (comprised of dots), helds her right arm, slightly lowered, towards the wreath, and holds a box in her slightly raised left hand. A four-petal rosette is beneath her right arm. 2005.99.0048.jpg
REDMG:1951.148 Black interior, handles, neck and body except for decoration in panels (black figure in neck panels; red figure in body panels). Upper surface of rim decorated with ivy spray, with 3-dot clusters between ivy leaves; palmettes on tops of handles; ivy spray on lip, with palmettes at tops of handles; wave pattern to right on overhanging lip. Neck panels decorated with double ivy spray, on which 8-dot clusters alternate with leaves. Body panels bordered by rays (above), double rows of dots between black lines (sides), and band of stopt meander (4) alternating with dotted cross-in-square (1) (below). A: Youth wearing hairband, short-sleeved, belted chiton, and mid-calf boots, stands in 3/4-view to the right; he holds a pair of spears upright in his right hand and a wreath in his left hand, held slightly ahead of him; a chlamys is draped over his bent left arm. A warrior is seated 3/4-view to left, on a curvilinear seat (stones?). He is dressed identically to the youth, although with a plumed conical helmet. He holds a large phiale in his outstretched right hand, and his pair of spears in his upraised left hand. Behind him stands a woman in 3/4-view to the left. She wears a belted, sleeveless chiton, a kekryphylon (hair), pearl earrings, a beaded necklace, two bracelets on each wrist, and holds a fillet in her outstretched right hand and a situla in her lowered left hand. In the field above the figures are a four-petal rosette between two boucrania. B: Three draped youths in conversation, the middle one, standing profile to left, leans on a staff with his outstretched right hand; the other two youths face him. Halteres in upper left field and and bull’s-eye in upper right field. Much of the interior and side B are misfired orange. 2003.93.0266.jpg
REDMG:1951.161.1 Black interior, except for two reserved bands, at the top and bottom of the everted lip. Under the rim is a laurel wreath, to left, between two reserved bands. Beneath the figural scenes and surrounding the lower part of the vase, is a decorative band, comprised of stopt maeanders (3) alternating with saltire squares (1), between two reserved bands. The handle zones are reserved, and ray bands decorate each handle attachment; beneath each handle is a palmette, between two tendrils. Reserved bands decorate the base, on the groove at the top, and on the bottom; the underside is reserved. A: A woman and a youth advance in 3/4-view to the right. She wears a stephane, a kekryphylon with ribbons, a beaded earring and beaded necklace, double braceless, a sleeveless, belted chiton, and slippers. She holds a tympanon (drum) in her upraised right hand and a kantharos, in her upraised left hand, which she lifts from a tray held by the youth, in his right hand. There are three white dots on top of the tray. He is nude except for a yellowed fillet, a thick white necklace, and a robe draped over his right hand. He turns his head profile to the left, to face the woman, and also holds a fillet in his outstretched left hand. There is a grape cluster in the upper right field. Added colour (white with yellow) is used for the jewelry and slippers. B: Two robed youths in conversation, stand profile towards each other, each with his weight on his left leg. Both are enveloped in their himatia except for their right hands; the left-most figure holds a staff in his advanced right hand, while the other figure gestures to him, with his upturned right hand. There is a bull’s eye in the field between them. 2005.90.0006.jpg
REDMG:1958.39.1 Headdress with decorative segmented fillets reaching to shoulders. Hand-made thick club-like arms with individual fingers, right hand lost, probably held offering. Area object covered suggests it was larger than a tambourine. Traces of red paint, especially on right lower body and one breast painted red. 2009.99.0123.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.25 Fragment of the middle segment of a plate(?) chalice(?) with the stem that would have held it up broken off. Exterior, white, interior black with two slightly faded relatively thin white lines that would have made a circle, with a white blob (part of an X?) and a red dot on and in between the lines of the possible X within the circles.
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