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Accession_Number 14.9.45
adlib_title Mycenaean stirrup jar
Shape Stirrup jar
Shape_description Shape E of BSA xiii, p.15
Material
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/3
Decoration Bottom of false neck has a broad red band. Shoulder has two broad red bands with several narrower bands in between them. The body is squat, with same pattern as the shoulder. Decoration is brick-red on pinkish-buff ground. Smaller band of red near and on the edge of the base, which is undecorated and slightly convex in shape (?). Blackening around hole where true neck has broken off suggests usage as a lamp.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete: handles, top of false neck, and spout missing. Indications along the shoulder that it had at one time been broken at repaired. Minute cracks and chips on main body and shoulder of the jar.
Technique/Style
Provenance Gurob, Egypt
Period Middle Helladic IIIB
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0006.jpg
2003.01.0006.jpg
Egyptian stirrup-jar
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.15
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.1
Diameters Max. 12.0; spout 1.3
Handle_height
Other_dims. Height of broken neck (pres.) 2.1
Location 3.1.1
Edited_by Jessica; Karen
Date_edited 19.06.2003; 31.03.2004
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