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Accession_Number 13.10.24
adlib_title alabastron
Shape Alabastron
Shape_description Cylindrical alabastron, with rounded base, tapering at both ends, more sharply to the mouth; the shape, dimensions, and proportions are comparable to that of Ure 13.10.23, which is, however, complete.
Material Alabaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5Y 8/1
Decoration Surface once polished, but now dull.
Inscriptions
Condition Single piece, broken off at the neck, below the rim; surface dulled, worn, slightly eroded, and cracked, especially at the base.
Technique/Style
Provenance Salamis, Cyprus
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.98.0254.jpg
2003.98.0254.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron.
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2003.98.0255.jpg
2003.98.0255.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron.
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2003.98.0256.jpg
2003.98.0256.jpg
Bottom view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron, showing the rounded base.
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2003.98.0295.jpg
2003.98.0295.jpg
Top view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron, showing the broken top.
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2010.99.0059.jpg
2010.99.0059.jpg
Top view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron on its side, showing the broken top.
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2010.99.0060.jpg
2010.99.0060.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron on its side.
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2010.99.0061.jpg
2010.99.0061.jpg
Bottom view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron, showing the rounded base.
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2010.99.0062.jpg
2010.99.0062.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote alabaster alabastron on its side.
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2010.99.0063.jpg
2010.99.0063.jpg
Oblique view of Cypriote alabaster alabastron, showing the broken top and body.
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Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 17.0
Diameters Base 4.1; max. 5.5; min. (top) 2.5
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 2.1.2
Edited_by Jessica; Amy
Date_edited 11.06.2003; 20.07.2009
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