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Accession_Number 14.9.22
adlib_title Thessalian
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Thessalian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 4/6
Decoration Red clay with white slip on both sides and decorative red stripes, angled like very open chevrons, on outside. Inside, trace of red across on corner perhaps evidence of lost interior design. No finished edges so it is a middle piece.
Inscriptions
Condition Creamy coloured deposits on edges. Dark spots of deposit on top surface. Red lines are irregular.
Technique/Style
Provenance Tsangli, Thessaly
Period Neolithic
Date 5300 - 4400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1265.jpg
2007.03.1265.jpg
Top view of a Thessalian fragment, showing exterior red stripes.
2007.03.1266.jpg
2007.03.1266.jpg
Top view of a Thessalian fragment, showing interior with a trace of red across the corner.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.5
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 4.0Thickness 0.6
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006
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