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Accession_Number 48.12.1
adlib_title Mycenaean bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Deep bowl; almost vertical sides; two rounded handles progress straight upwards from the middle of the body; slight groove before small foot; concave base
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Bowl of rather coarse clay. Interior glossed black, although only traces of brown remain. Two rounded handles, one on each side, with traces of faint brownish-black gloss. Outside, narrow bands immediately below rim and at base of handles. Between the handles is pair of parallel wavy lines (only on front). Black gloss from below handles to foot. Foot is rounded and base is concave and reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but gloss very badly worn inside and out. Air bubble type holes, perhaps from firing.
Technique/Style
Provenance Perhaps from Cyprus or Rhodes
Period Late Helladic IIIC
Date 1100-1025
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Image
2003.92.0247.jpg
2003.92.0247.jpg
Top view of (upside down) Mycenaean bowl, showing reserved base and underside of body with gloss worn away.
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2003.92.0248.jpg
2003.92.0248.jpg
Top view of Mycenaean bowl, showing rim and interior.
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2003.92.0249.jpg
2003.92.0249.jpg
Front view of Mycenaean bowl, showing remaining traces of patterns of wavy and straight lines.
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2003.92.0250.jpg
2003.92.0250.jpg
Side view of Mycenaean bowl, showing handle and straight line decoration.
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2003.92.0251.jpg
2003.92.0251.jpg
Back view of Mycenaean bowl, showing remainder of straight line decoration.
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2003.92.0252.jpg
2003.92.0252.jpg
Side view of Mycenaean bowl, showing handle.
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2003.92.0253.jpg
2003.92.0253.jpg
Oblique frontal view of Mycenaean bowl, showing remainder of wavy and straight lines.
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2004.12.0001.jpg
2004.12.0001.jpg
Front view of two deep bowls (Mycenaean at left, 48.12.1, and Mycenaean at right, 48.12.2).
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2004.12.0094.jpg
2004.12.0094.jpg
Front view of a Mycenaean bowl, showing remainder of wavy and straight line pattern.
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Beazley_DB
Height 9.7
Diameters Rim 11.2; base 4.0
Handle_height 4.8
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1c bottom
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi; Joana Varela
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 17.01.2006; 15.08.2006, 05.04.2017
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