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Accession_Number 14.9.48
adlib_title Mycenaean krater
Shape Krater
Shape_description Fragment from neckless krater with flat projecting rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Brick red paint on pinkish buff clay. Interior surface has Two red bands, on on top of rim and one just below. Main scene is a chariot with three passengers facing to right. The broad band below rim has practically obliterated the heads and shoulders. On outer surface is a red band just below rim.
Inscriptions
Condition Red paint nearly entirely worn from rim. Some surface damage to the outer surface as paint has flaked away. Some dark deposits on the outer surface too.
Technique/Style
Provenance Enkomi, Cyprus
Period Middle Helladic IIIB
Date 1300-1230
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0083.jpg
2003.01.0083.jpg
Fragment from a neckless krater.
2005.88.0003.jpg
2005.88.0003.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.19
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.1
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. 8.40.6
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 20.09.2002; 31.03.2004
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