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Accession_Number 38.4.5
adlib_title Mycenaean jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Hand-made, body is wider towards the base, base is flatened. Neck and handle are missing. Small flat lug (mini handle) on either side of the missing handle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Brick red detail on pale buff background. Three groups of three red lines roughly painted, one group of two red lines, all are verticle lines curving to the left at the bottom, between a horizontal red band on the jug shoulder, and a horizontal red band on the lower body of the jug.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete: neck of jug is missing from the shoulder upwards; the handle is missing; detail slightly faded. Some white deposit.
Technique/Style
Provenance From a burial in the Argolid
Period Late Helladic III
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Body of a Mycenaean jug, next to the neck and handles of a Mycenaean stirrup jar (14.9.46).
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Small jug, missing neck and handle.
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Front view of a Mycenaen jug, showing the exterior pattern.
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Side view of a Mycenaean jug, showing the pattern on the body.
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Top view of a Mycenaean jug, showing the interior and some of the pattern on the body.
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Underside view of a Mycenaean jug, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.17
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.6
Diameters 5.7
Handle_height
Other_dims. Neck diameter 2.2
Location 2.2.1
Edited_by Jessica; Karen; Alexandra
Date_edited 10.06.2003; 31.03.2004; 19.08.2004
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