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Accession_Number 14.9.77
adlib_title Clazomenian amphora
Shape Amphora
Shape_description Uncertain
Material Terracotta
Fabric Clazomenian
Fabric_description Orange brown clay
Munsell_color 5YR 6/4
Decoration Decoration of a swan facing siren, breast overlapping, added colours still preserved with white for face, neck and breast of siren and red for base of wing, indented outlines for wings of both creatures, for eye and beak of swan.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, paint faded.
Technique/Style
Provenance Daphnae, Egypt
Period High Archaic
Date 550-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.20.0085.jpg
2003.20.0085.jpg
Top view of a fragment from amphora, showing a swan (left) facing siren (right), with breasts overlapping.
2004.46.0088.jpg
2004.46.0088.jpg
Top view of a fragment from amphora, showing a swan (left) facing siren (right), with breasts overlapping.
2013.04.0011.jpg
2013.04.0011.jpg
Top view of a fragment from amphora, showing a swan (left) facing siren (right), with breasts overlapping.
2013.04.0012.jpg
2013.04.0012.jpg
Top view of a fragment from amphora.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 23.32
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.6
Diameters 5.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. Width 0.4
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Jessica; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 02.07.2003; 20.04.2004; 16.01.2006
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