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Accession_Number 14.9.7
adlib_title Thessalian
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Thessalian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Core is grey and the surface is red. Both sides have a linear pattern formed into rectangular shapes. The interior surface has lines with adjoined rectangles with lines inside them too. A similar pattern is reflected on the outside but less clear.At one end remains part of a bored hole, perhaps for suspension.
Inscriptions
Condition No finished edges. The paint on the interior surface remains clearer and in better condition than the exterior. Spots of deposit on the exterior surface too.
Technique/Style
Provenance Sesklo, Thessaly
Period Neolithic
Date 5300 - 4400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.88.0001.jpg
2005.88.0001.jpg

2007.03.1255.jpg
2007.03.1255.jpg
Top view of a Thessalian fragment, showing the linear patterns.
2007.03.1256.jpg
2007.03.1256.jpg
Top view of a Thessalian fragment, showing the linear patterns with joined rectangles.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 11.2
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 7.6Thickness 0.7
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006
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