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Accession_Number 14.9.52
adlib_title Mycenaean jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Two fragments forming an irregular shaped piece from handle zone of three-handled jar, with the stump of broken handle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 6/2
Decoration Black paint has faded to brownish-orange. Between two pairs of painted bands on the lower-side of the top band and the upper-side of the lower band there is a three tiered fish-scale design. In between there are painted circles that are surrounded with little dots. A band of faded black paint frames the place where the handle might have been.
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Condition
Technique/Style
Provenance Enkomi, Cyprus
Period Middle Helladic IIIB
Date 1300-1230
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Fragment of a Mycenaean three-handled jar, surrounded by other Mycenaean fragments (14.9.47-14.9.53).
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Fragment from the handle-zone of a three-handled jar.
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Two joined fragments of a three-handled Mycenaean jar.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.23
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.5
Diameters 12.5
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Helen; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 12.09.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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