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Accession_Number 34.10.9
adlib_title Attic west slope ware; black glaze; added colour; incised jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Hellenistic jug with twisted rope handle. Handle extends from shoulder to where grooves are at the top of the neck.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Glaze fired red except around mouth and in patches on body. Two grooves below lip. One each side of moulding at base of neck and two round top of body, with glaze rubbed off. On shoulder incised horse shoes. Below shoulder on body two groves.
Inscriptions
Condition In good condition, complete ands intact. Large chip of 2.5cm on lip as well as a few smaller ones. One large chip on base. Scratches, faded colour and some white deposits on body.
Technique/Style West Slope Ware; Black glaze; added colour; incised
Provenance
Period High Hellenistic
Date 3 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0662.jpg
2002.97.0662.jpg
Left side view of an Attic West Slope Ware jug.
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2002.97.0663.jpg
2002.97.0663.jpg
Top view of an Attic West Slope Ware jug looking into mouth, showing twisted rope handle and incised horse shoe pattern on shoulder.
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2002.97.0664.jpg
2002.97.0664.jpg
View of bottom of an Attic West Slope Ware jug laying on its side showing base and bottom half of body.
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2003.36.0002.jpg
2003.36.0002.jpg
Detailed view of the neck of an Attic West Slope Ware jug.
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2003.36.0005.jpg
2003.36.0005.jpg
Detailed view of the neck of an Attic West Slope Ware jug, with a rope handle to left.
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2003.36.0008.jpg
2003.36.0008.jpg
Right proile view of an Attic West Slope Ware jug with rope handle (left, 34.10.9) and a pyxis (right 26.12.27).
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2003.36.0096.jpg
2003.36.0096.jpg
Right proile view of an Attic West Slope Ware jug with rope handle.
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2005.88.0024.jpg

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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 40.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 23.0
Diameters Mouth 8.3; base 8.6
Handle_height 8.5
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3b bottom
Edited_by Faye; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 13.07.2003; 21.04.2004; 17.01.2006
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