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Accession_Number 22.3.41
adlib_title Daunian polychrome jug fragment
Shape Jug
Shape_description Single triangular fragment preserves part of the base of a closed shape, perhaps a jug, with a flat bottom.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Daunian
Fabric_description Light pink
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Painted exterior decoration in dark brown and dark red on a cream ground. Below a broad brown band is a red band, between two white lines, and then another brown band. The lower body is decorated with a series of vertical brown lines, between pairs of red and brown bands, all between two curvilinear patterns each comprised of two concentric circles around a single dot. This entire motif is enclosed in a lens-shaped space, between dark brown patches, underlined by more red bands between white lines. The flat bottom is decorated with a curvilinear diamond crossing a cross, both in dark brown, inscribed in a dark brown circle.
Inscriptions
Condition Single fragment, roughly triangular preserving most of the flat bottom and approximately 1/4 of the arc of the lower part of the body. Large crack lengthwise down the fragment. Some whitish-gray deposits on the exterior and brownish-gray deposits on the interior.
Technique/Style Polychrome
Provenance Ruvo
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution B.A. Sparkes
Image
2004.98.0061.jpg
2004.98.0061.jpg
Front view of a Daunian jug fragment, showing the interior.
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2004.98.0062.jpg
2004.98.0062.jpg
Oblique view of part of a Daunian jug fragment, showing the interior.
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2004.98.0063.jpg
2004.98.0063.jpg
Top view of a Daunian jug fragment, showing exterior painted decoration.
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2004.98.0064.jpg
2004.98.0064.jpg
Top view of a Daunian jug fragment, showing exterior painted decoration.
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2004.98.0065.jpg
2004.98.0065.jpg
Front view of a Daunian jug fragment, showing arc.
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2004.99.0529.jpg
2004.99.0529.jpg
Top view of a Daunian jug fragment, showing exterior painted decoration.
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2004.99.0530.jpg
2004.99.0530.jpg
Top view of a Daunian jug fragment, showing the interior.
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 13.8; W. 13.3
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Amy; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 29.03.2004; 16.01.2006; 20.04.2017
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