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Accession_Number 49.8.1
adlib_title Apulian black glaze; gnathian; overpainted mug
Shape Mug
Shape_description Unusual form; neck and body are identical to a shape 8M oinochoe (mug) in Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 22.632 (Padgett 1993, 211 no. 142, ill.), as if a fancier rim, handle, and lower part of the foot have been added to this piece.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/3
Decoration Handle in two pieces and entwined in knot and extending out to sides along rim. Mouth is wide and has small rim with moulding around edge. Neck is black and smooth with a ridge at juncture with body. The body has shallow vertical ribs, with a cross incised under handle. Horizontal groove halfway down body. Stem is ruddled above foot and reserved, decorated with a black bad. Upper and lower edge of foot reserved. Foot is conical with reserved resting surface and base, except for a black band inside of foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but very small chips along the rim and body of mug. Small areas of paint chipped and deposit areas can also be found on the body as well as the base of the rim. Gloss is not lustrous. At parts on the body, gloss fired brown.
Technique/Style Black glaze; Gnathian; overpainted
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 300-250
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Image
2003.97.0951.jpg
2003.97.0951.jpg
Right side view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the mouth.
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2003.97.0952.jpg
2003.97.0952.jpg
Top view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the mouth.
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2003.97.0953.jpg
2003.97.0953.jpg
Underside view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the base.
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2004.99.0020.jpg
2004.99.0020.jpg
Left side view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the knotted handle.
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2004.99.0021.jpg
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Back view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the knotted handle.
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2004.99.0022.jpg
2004.99.0022.jpg
Right side view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the knotted handle.
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2004.99.0023.jpg
2004.99.0023.jpg
Front view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the bulbous body shape.
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2004.99.0024.jpg
2004.99.0024.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the left side of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the ribbed body and knotted handle.
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2004.99.0025.jpg
2004.99.0025.jpg
Top view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the knotted handle.
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2004.99.0026.jpg
2004.99.0026.jpg
Top view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the knotted handle.
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2004.99.0027.jpg
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Bottom view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the partly ruddled and decorated underside.
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2008.98.0422.jpg
2008.98.0422.jpg
Oblique view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the decoration on the belly of the vase and the knot on the handle.
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2008.98.0423.jpg
2008.98.0423.jpg
Side view of an Apulian black-glazed mug, showing the decoration on the belly and the knotted handle.
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2010.98.0304.jpg
2010.98.0304.jpg
Oblique top view of a black glazed, Apulian mug, with a knotted handle.
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2010.98.0305.jpg
Front view of a black-glazed, Apulian mug, with a knotted handle.
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2010.98.0306.jpg
2010.98.0306.jpg
Side view of a black-glazed, Apulian mug, with a knotted handle.
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2010.98.0307.jpg
2010.98.0307.jpg
Close-up detail of a black-glazed, Apulian mug, showing the knotted handle.
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2010.98.0308.jpg
2010.98.0308.jpg
Front view of a black-glazed, Apulian mug, with a knotted handle.
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2010.98.0309.jpg
2010.98.0309.jpg
Front view of a black-glazed, Apulian mug.
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2010.98.0310.jpg
2010.98.0310.jpg
Top view of a black-glazed, Apulian mug, on its side, showing a knotted handle.
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2010.98.0311.jpg
2010.98.0311.jpg
Bottom view of a black-glazed, Apulian mug.
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Height 10.9
Diameters Mouth 5.9; body 7.3; base 4.6
Handle_height 4.0
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Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 10.01.2006; 01.08.2006
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