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Accession_Number 14.9.13
adlib_title Thessalian
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Thessalian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/6
Decoration Creamy-white clay. Patterns in dull black on pinkish ground, rectangles and lines on the outside and a curved pattern inside. Small section of rim (?)
Inscriptions
Condition Dark deposits on outer surface as well as surface scratching and a flake of clay missing. The paint is in good condition though. The paint on the underside is in good condition too. Possible remains of a rim section but not enough to be certain.
Technique/Style
Provenance Sesklo, Thessaly
Period Neolithic
Date 5300 - 4400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1259.jpg
2007.03.1259.jpg
Top view of a Thessalian fragment, showing the exterior rectangular and lines pattern.
2007.03.1260.jpg
2007.03.1260.jpg
Top view of a Thessalian fragment, showing the interior curved pattern.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 10.0Thickness 0.7
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006
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