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Accession_Number 14.9.51
adlib_title Mycenaean krater
Shape Krater
Shape_description Fragment. Middle fragment with no finished edges.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/2
Decoration Underside is reserved. Chocolate brown on whitish-buff. The topside has the lower part of a bird including a leg and foot at top with two broad bands below. The bird may be a duck or the like and appears to be running to the right.
Inscriptions
Condition Some deposits on the underside. Some flaking of paint on topside but the majority is in good condition and retains its glaze. Some red showing through black.
Technique/Style
Provenance Enkomi, Cyprus
Period Middle Helladic IIIA2
Date 1425-1300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0086.jpg
2003.01.0086.jpg
Fragment from a krater.
Comparanda
Bibliography J.H. Cromwell, Enthousiasmos, Atlas of Pies on Series vol. 6, p.6 and fig. 1; CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.22
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.7
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 9.1Thickness 0.6
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 20.10.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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