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Accession_Number 48.12.9
adlib_title East Greek black glaze; dipped jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Projecting rounded rim with a lip that is flat on the upper surface; ribbed vertical strap handle extending 1/3 down the length of the vessel; slender neck widening to a cucumber shaped body. Flat concave base, the underside of which is outlined with a groove.
Material Terracotta
Fabric East Greek
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 7/8
Decoration The jug is decorated with black glaze, turning to red in places, on the upper half but is otherwise reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Good condition despite a small chip on the underside of the lip and some scratches on the surface.
Technique/Style Black glaze; dipped
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Right side view of a Hellenistic jug, showing the dipped top half of the body, including the handle.
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Bottom view of a Hellenistic jug, showing the reserved base and bottom portion of the body.
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2002.97.0504.jpg
Top view of a Hellenistic jug, showing the mouth, rim and top of the handle.
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Oblique top view of a Hellenistic jug.
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Left side view of a Hellenistic jug, showing the dipped top half of the body, including the handle.
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Back view of a Hellenistic jug, showing the dipped top half of the body.
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Right side view of a Hellenistic jug, showing the dipped top half of the body, including the handle.
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Front view of a Hellenistic jug, showing the dipped top half of the body.
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Oblique view from above of a Hellenistic jug, showing the rim and lip.
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Top view of a Hellenistic jug on its side, showing interior, the lip and rim.
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Bottom view of an East Greek jug.
Comparanda Cf. Cypriot sack-shaped jugs partly covered with a reddish glaze, known as Glazed Painted or Colour-coated Ware, e.g. in the T.N. Zintilis Collection (Amsterdam): CCA 25 (2003) 478-79 (inv. nos. 213 and 210).
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 20.1
Diameters Rim 5.1; base 4.9
Handle_height 5.5
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3c bottom
Edited_by Vanessa; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 28.05.2002; 17.01.2006; 17.08.2006
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