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Accession_Number 47.2.11
adlib_title Attic black glaze saltcellar
Shape Saltcellar
Shape_description Saltcellar with concave wall and recessed underside. Projecting rim, sloping out on the upper edge, slightly overhanging the concave wall, which is thickened at the base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Black glaze all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Gloss of quite good quality, but at places it has lost its lustre; some gloss chipped off of rim and base.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Thought to be from Cyprus: T.146.II. From Poli? Cf. JHS 1890.
Period Late Classical
Date 375-350
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0151.jpg
2003.92.0151.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar, showing the recessed base.
2003.92.0152.jpg
2003.92.0152.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar, showing the interior.
2003.92.0153.jpg
2003.92.0153.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar, showing the concave sides.
2003.92.0154.jpg
2003.92.0154.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar, showing the concave sides.
2003.92.0155.jpg
2003.92.0155.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar showing the concave sides and some of the interior.
2003.93.0322.jpg
2003.93.0322.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar showing the concave sides and some of the interior.
2008.10.0010.jpg
2008.10.0010.jpg
Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar.
2008.98.0413.jpg
2008.98.0413.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glazed saltcellar, showing the interior.
Comparanda Cf. Reading 14.9.107
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.8
Diameters Rim 6.2; base 6.2
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 02.12.2003; 10.01.2006; 27.07.2006
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