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Accession_Number 48.11.8
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze juglet
Shape Juglet
Shape_description This shape was particularly popular at Agrigento, where many tombs contained one example (it is called 'brochetto attingitoio' or juglet for drawing liquids, comparable to the attic 'chous'): see especially Veder Greco, Contrada Mosè: 264 (tomb 3); Contrada Pezzino: 306 (tomb 582), 348 (tomb 238), 352 (tomb 779), 353 (tomb 1086), 354 (tombs 585 and 1147), and 355 (tomb 1225). Cf. also Lentini 61613/E (top half glossed) and 61569/B (smaller): Lagona 1973, 86-87 nos. 185 and 186, pl. 30.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Diagonal rim directly aggached to a globular body; high swung round handle rises up from the top of the rim and rejoins the body at its middle. from the Small mouth, body is round and extends outwards from directly beneath mouth. Long handle reaches from mouth to middle of body on the side. Raised base. Pot entirely glossed, although (mis?)fired red on lower part of handle, back of body, and base.
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Condition Complete and intact. Chip in rim and centre of body. Black gloss worn in places.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 500-475
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Image
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed juglet, showing the mouth.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed juglet, showing the base.
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Right side view of a Sicilian black-glazed juglet.
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Back view of a Sicilian black-glazed juglet.
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Left side view of a Sicilian black-glazed juglet.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed juglet.
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Height 8.3
Diameters Rim 9.5; base 2.6
Handle_height 5.2
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Location Under 10
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Amy
Date_edited 13.08.2003; 21.11.2003
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