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Accession_Number 47.6.5
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 the centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Entirely decorated with matt black, turning to brown, except for reserved base.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete, but the rim, base and mouth are slightly chipped. The vertical handle, once broken off, has been rejoined. The surface is quote worn, and the left side is covered with a large white deposit around the handle; there are similar deposits on the foot and base.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance From Egypt
Period Hellenistic
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0490.jpg
2002.97.0490.jpg
Back view of a miniature Hellenistic black-glazed hydria, showing all three handles.
2002.97.0491.jpg
2002.97.0491.jpg
Bottom view of a miniature Hellenistic black-glazed hydria, showing the base.
2002.97.0492.jpg
2002.97.0492.jpg
Top view of a miniature Hellenistic black-glazed hydria, showing the mouth and the tops of all three handles.
2008.98.0301.jpg
2008.98.0301.jpg
Profile view of a Hellenistic black-glazed hydria.
Comparanda 47.6.4
Bibliography
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Beazley_DB
Height 12.2
Diameters Mouth 4.2; body 7.1; base 3.9
Handle_height Vertical handle 5.3; horizontal handles 1.0
Other_dims. H. neck 2.5
Location Symposium
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 21.07.2003; 04.10.2003; 10.01.2006; 31.07.2006
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