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Accession_Number 47.2.10
adlib_title Attic black glaze saltcellar
Shape Saltcellar
Shape_description Rounded, thickened, out turned rim, broader than base; convex wall descending directly to a flat base, grooved on the underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Glaze remains shiny on the exterior. Flaked off the lower part of the body, underside and on the top of the rim. chips on around the base and on the underside.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Thought to be from Cyprus, perhaps Poli, T.75.I (cf. Reading 47.2.11). See JHS 1890
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
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Image
2003.97.0487.jpg
2003.97.0487.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar.
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2003.97.0488.jpg
2003.97.0488.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar.
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2003.97.0489.jpg
2003.97.0489.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar, showing the interior.
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2003.97.0490.jpg
2003.97.0490.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar, showing the underside.
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2008.10.0009.jpg
2008.10.0009.jpg
Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar.
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Height 2.8
Diameters Rim 6.3; base 5.5
Handle_height
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Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 06.01.2006; 26.07.2006
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