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Accession_Number 47.6.4
adlib_title black glaze hydria
Shape Hydria
Shape_description Rounded, everted rim, just below which a vertical strap handle emerges and extends to the shoulder, where there are two horizontal strap handles. Concave base, peaked in centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Entirely decorated with matt black paint, turning to brown, except for reserved base.
Inscriptions
Condition Lip slightly chipped and handle slightly cracked. Surface worn, with paint flaking, especially on front.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance From Egypt
Period Hellenistic
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0486.jpg
3/4 back view of a miniature Hellenistic black-glazed hydria, showing the vertical and one of the horizontal handles.
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2002.97.0487.jpg
Back view of a miniature Hellenistic black-glazed hydria, showing all three handles.
2002.97.0488.jpg
2002.97.0488.jpg
Bottom view of a miniature Hellenistic black-glazed hydria, showing the reserved base.
2002.97.0489.jpg
2002.97.0489.jpg
Top view of a miniature Hellenistic black-glazed hydria, showing the tops of three handles and the mouth.
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2008.99.0574.jpg
Oblique top view of a black-glazed Hellenistic hydria.
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2008.99.0575.jpg
Front view of Hellenistic black-glazed hydria.
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2008.99.0576.jpg
Right side view of a black-glazed Hellenistic hydria, showing the handle to the right.
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2008.99.0577.jpg
Back view of a black-glazed Hellenistic hydria, showing all three handles.
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2008.99.0578.jpg
Left side view of a black-glazed Hellenistic hydria, showing the handle to the left.
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2008.99.0579.jpg
Top view of a black-glazed Hellenistic hydria, showing all three handles.
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2008.99.0580.jpg
Bottom view of a black-glazed Hellenistic hydria, showing the base.
Comparanda 47.6.5
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Beazley_DB
Height 12.5
Diameters Mouth 4.2; neck 2.0; body 6.9; base 3.5
Handle_height Vertical 5.7; horizontal 2.2
Other_dims. H. neck 3.0
Location History - Excavation shed (middle shelf)
Edited_by Vanessa; Amy; Teifi
Date_edited 28.05.2002; 04.10.2003; 05.09.2006
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