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Accession_Number 45.6.30
adlib_title Metapontine gnathian; black gloss; overpainted bottle
Shape Bottle
Shape_description Molded, overhanging rim with a lower flange, curving into a thin neck which gradually widens to an ovoid body; molded foot, concave on the underside. For shape cf. bottles found at Metaponto that are similar (in shape and decoration) catalogued by L. Burn in Carter 1998, 2.632-633, especially T 192-6. Cf. also Padova, Museo Civico Archeologico inv. 1746-C: Zampieri 1996, 203-204 no. 58 (ill.).
Material Terracotta
Fabric Metapontine
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Black gloss, with two white bands on the lower shoulder, above a moulded groove; then ribbing on the body; reserved and ruddled on the lower part of the body, upper part of the foot, and underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Chipped on mouth and base. Surface scratched. White deposits on whole object.
Technique/Style Gnathian; black gloss; overpainted
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 275-250
Dating_details
Artist Alexandria Group
Attribution Related to, possible (and this group moves to Metaponto at some time): see Green 2001.
Image
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Front view of Metapontine Gnathian bottle (middle) with two other objects.
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Front view of a Metapontine Gnathian bottle, showing ribbed decoration on the body.
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Side view of a Metapontine Gnathian bottle, showing the vertically ribbed body.
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Side view of a Metapontine Gnathian bottle, showing the vertically ribbed body.
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Top view of a Metapontine Gnathian bottle, showing the mouth.
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Bottom view of a Metapontine Gnathian bottle, showing the reserved base.
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Height 11.2
Diameters Mouth 3.3; neck 1.2; body 6.2; base 3.9
Handle_height
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Location 5.2.5
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Teifi
Date_edited 09.08.2002; 12.12.2003; 01.09.2006
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