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Accession_Number 45.6.60
adlib_title lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Pear shaped body, narrowing into foot and widening at the base which is round and flat.
Inscriptions
Condition Mouth broken, base chipped. Original grey worn away to show then pale orange terracotta.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0011.jpg
2006.20.0011.jpg
Top view of a Lacrymaterion, showing its pear shaped body and broken mouth.
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2006.20.0177.jpg
Top view of a Lacrymaterion, showing its pear shaped body and broken mouth.
2006.20.0178.jpg
2006.20.0178.jpg
Oblique view of a Lacrymaterion.
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2006.20.0179.jpg
Oblique view of a Lacrymaterion, showing its base.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 14.8
Diameters Body 5.2; foot 2.0; base 3.4
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 8.2.3
Edited_by Faye Cheesman
Date_edited 01.08.2003
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