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Accession_Number 14.9.75
adlib_title Clazomenian amphora
Shape Amphora
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Clazomenian
Fabric_description Brown clay
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration At the top is a triangle of black, with a smaller triangle below leading to a dark brown line. There is a similar line parallel to this one on the left. Both lines are at right angles to a braoder dark brown line. Nestled between two faint brown lines are five white circles with black circles in the centre. There is just a small area of dark brown/black on the bottom right hand corner. Other side is reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, paint faded a little.
Technique/Style
Provenance From Daphnae
Period High Archaic
Date 550-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.20.0007.jpg
2003.20.0007.jpg
Six Clazomenian fragments of an Amphora. Accession numbers clockwise from top left: 14.9.75, 14.9.76, 14.9.77, 14.9.80, 14.9.78, 14.9.79
2003.20.0083.jpg
2003.20.0083.jpg
Top view of a fragment from an amphora, showing part of bird or siren with white dots below.
2004.46.0087.jpg
2004.46.0087.jpg
Top view of a fragment from an amphora, showing part of bird or siren with white dots below.
2005.88.0007.jpg
2005.88.0007.jpg

2013.04.0007.jpg
2013.04.0007.jpg
Top view of a fragment from an amphora, showing part of bird or siren with white dots below.
2013.04.0008.jpg
2013.04.0008.jpg
Top view of a fragment from an amphora, showing the reserved side.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 23.30
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.4
Diameters 3.1
Handle_height
Other_dims. Width 0.6
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Jessica; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 02.07.2003; 20.04.2004; 16.01.2006
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