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Accession_Number 45.6.56
adlib_title Sicilian lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description "tear-bottle" - outturned rim; long thin neck; inverted ovoid body tapers to long thin stem and outturned foot mirroring rim and neck; small, flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/2
Decoration Three bands (once brown) around neck. Two bands around body. Remainder reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Paint worn but traces remain. Deposits just inside rim.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic / High Hellenistic
Date 3 c.
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.98.0073.jpg
2003.98.0073.jpg
Back view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the band decoration on the neck and body.
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2003.98.0074.jpg
2003.98.0074.jpg
Left side view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the bands around the body and the neck.
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2003.98.0075.jpg
2003.98.0075.jpg
Top view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the rim and mouth.
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2003.98.0076.jpg
2003.98.0076.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the flat base.
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Height 18.0
Diameters Mouth 2.7; neck 1.5; body 6.2; stem 1.5; base 2.6
Handle_height
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Location 8.1.2
Edited_by Denise; Teifi
Date_edited 08.08.2002; 04.09.2006
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