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Accession_Number 45.6.31
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze neck amphora
Shape Neck amphora
Shape_description Neck amphora with wide mouth; long, wide neck; two vertical handles from top of rim to middle of body; donut shaped body slopes into thick stem; small, flat foot; flat resting surface and slightly raised underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/4
Decoration Mouth black although inside is reserved; both sides of neck decorated with three branches of (faded) white leaves on incised stems. Stem and foot underneath reserved although there is a stroke of black in the reserved area; side of foot black.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Deposits inside and some scratches to paintwork.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist Bonn Owl Group
Attribution Close to the series
Image
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed neck amphora with incised and overpainted (white) floral decoration.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed neck amphora, showing incised and white painted floral decoration.
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Back view of a Sicilian black-glazed neck amphora, showing incised and white painted floral decoration.
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed neck amphora, showing the mouth, handles and interior.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed neck amphora, showing the reserved base.
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Side view of a Sicilian black-glazed neck amphora, showing a handle.
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Side view of a Sicilian black-glazed neck amphora, showing a handle.
Comparanda Cf. CVA Michigan, pl. 29.8. Shape: cf. JRG Bonn publ. no. 32. Cf. Vollkommer Unteritalischen Vasen 1995, 60-61 no. 34 (another e.g. of this shape) attributed to JRG's Bonn Owl Group.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13.7
Diameters Mouth 7.3; neck 5.1; body 9.3; base 5.7
Handle_height 5.9
Other_dims.
Location Shape
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 08.08.2002; 11.01.2006; 22.08.2006
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