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Accession_Number 14.9.46
adlib_title Mycenaean fragment
Shape Fragment
Shape_description Fragment of stirrup jar consisting of handles and false neck.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Black decoration on the outer side of the handle finishing in a V shape at the false lid. The lowest part of the false neck also is decorated with black paint which has discoloured in fierinf process. False lid has a black disk surrounded by three concentric circles with reserved areas separating them.
Inscriptions
Condition Chipped on the false lid, paint wearing on handles. Paint on the false lid is cracking.
Technique/Style
Provenance From Gurab, Egypt
Period Middle Helladic IIIA/B
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0091.jpg
2003.01.0091.jpg
Handles and false neck of an Egyptian stirrup-jar.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.16
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters False lid 3.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. Width with handles 8.0
Location 11.1.6
Edited_by Karen; Alexandra
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 19.08.2004
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