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Accession_Number 14.9.50
adlib_title Mycenaean krater
Shape Krater
Shape_description Fragment. Flat-topped projecting rim, flaring outwards. Clay is thick at the point where the rim begins to flare outwards.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Shiny red-brown paint on pale buff clay. On outside is a broad band under rim with a loop with cross-piece in centre hanging from it. Both parts have transverse bars. Below and along fracture is a curved line. The interior surface is reserved in the lower part but has as broad band covering rim at the top.
Inscriptions
Condition Band around rim on top and both sides is fading. Paint faded red from black on the outer surface. Very sharply fracture from vessel. Many surface cracks. The fracture is in two layers and is not a clean break.
Technique/Style
Provenance Enkomi, Cyprus
Period Middle Helladic IIIA
Date 1425-1300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0085.jpg
2003.01.0085.jpg
Fragment from a neckless krater.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.21
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.8
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 7.1Thickness at rim 0.9Thickness at bottom 0.6
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 20.09.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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