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Accession_Number 22.11.1
adlib_title Mycenaean stirrup jar
Shape Stirrup jar
Shape_description Globular body with spout to one side. In centre at top is a 'false' neck with a round covering (attached but meant to look like a false lid) attached to two handles which come down to shoulder, one either side. Very small foot, flat and reserved base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/2
Decoration Handles and flase lid are red and there is a band around the top and bottom of spout. Red decoration on body is broad and narrow bands.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Chalky white deposits. Colour remains good. Very minimal surface damage.
Technique/Style
Provenance Probably made in Cyprus (Stubbings)
Period Late Helladic IIIB
Date 13 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2001.99.0013.jpg
2001.99.0013.jpg
Mycenaean stirrup jar with red banded decoration.
2005.88.0019.jpg
2005.88.0019.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.14
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.9
Diameters Mouth opening 1.6; max. 10.4; base 3.7
Handle_height 3.4
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 09.01.2006
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