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Accession_Number 45.6.58
adlib_title lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Long narrow neck, pear shaped body. Grooves on body in alternating horizontal and vertical lines, short narrow foot with flat base.
Inscriptions
Condition Top of mouth broken, chipped on base, chipped and scratched on surface. Neck a darker brown colour and black blemish. white and black deposits on surface.
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Provenance
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Date
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Artist
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Image
2006.20.0014.jpg
2006.20.0014.jpg
Oblique view of a Lacrymaterion, showing the grooves on the body and the broken mouth.
2006.20.0174.jpg
2006.20.0174.jpg
Top view of a Lacrymaterion, showing the grooves on the body and the broken mouth.
2006.20.0175.jpg
2006.20.0175.jpg
Oblique view of a Lacrymaterion, showing the grooves on the body and the broken mouth.
2006.20.0176.jpg
2006.20.0176.jpg
Front view of a Lacrymaterion, showing the broken mouth.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 20
Diameters Mouth 1.6; body 6.7; base 1.8
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 8.2.3
Edited_by Faye Cheesman
Date_edited 01.08.2003
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