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Accession_Number 26.2.19
adlib_title Camiran bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Fragment with rim attached.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Camiran
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/2
Decoration The underside is all black with a white-red-white band superimposed just below rim, which is reserved. The topside has a cream slip with vertical bars around rim with a band below. Below this is perhaps a sphinx or griffin (rump, tail, tip of wing) facing left with incised detail. Rosette in the field under curl of tail.. Maybe an oblique palmette to the left.
Inscriptions
Condition Underside has badly worn paint as it has flaked off, although traces of white can be seen. On the topside some of the paint has discoloured to brown. Paint has worn away from rim.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.45.0076.jpg
2003.45.0076.jpg
Top view of a fragment with rim attached of a Camiran bowl.
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2013.04.0043.jpg
2013.04.0043.jpg
Top view of a fragment with rim attached of a Camiran bowl.
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2013.04.0044.jpg
2013.04.0044.jpg
Top view of a fragment with rim attached of a Camiran bowl.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 21.21
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.4
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 7.1 Thickness 0.6
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Joana varela
Date_edited 20.09.2002; 19.04.2004; 16.01.2006; 19.04.2017
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