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Accession_Number 2008.8.2
adlib_title fragment
Shape Fragment
Shape_description Trapezoidal fragment with 2 parallel curved edges.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Exterior: Greyish-black overpainting depicting 2 standing birds with curved necks. The bird on the right has wings spread and short horizontal lines on the wing and tail suggesting feathers. There is a reddish stripe overpainted across the body and across the tail. The bird on the left is cut off half-way across the body, but the same red body stripe and feather markings are present. Above the birds is a semicircle of thin bulb-shaped parallel vertical lines and around the birds are several circles of varying sizes.
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Condition Fragment, heavily chipped at edges.Decoration is faded , in particular the red overpainting.
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Beazley_DB
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Other_dims. Length: 4.9; Width: 10.0
Location 11.2.27
Edited_by Ellen Dobbs
Date_edited 4/9/08
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