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Accession_Number 50.5.6
adlib_title Attic middle protoattic tankard
Shape Tankard
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/2
Decoration Vertical strap handle from rim to bottom ridge, extending over the rim, has parallel horizontal lines. Towards the top,a double bar cross. Inside is reserved except for the rim decorated with four groups of 8/10 vertical black lines, framed by a thin line above and two below, extnding to the upper part fo the body.The body has a zone of hanging spirals to the left,framed by two black lines. It is followed by a meander and four parallel black bands below, a zone of herring-bone. Either side of handle are three vertical lines. Herring-bone pattern sits on ridge which has two bands below. Base is flat and reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Paint appears extremely dull and matt despite being badly worn. Flaked off from most part of the decoration. Peach colour on small areas inside and corresponding exterior surface. A number of chips on the lower part of the base. The larger allows the clay inclusions (white stones) to show through.
Technique/Style Middle Protoattic
Provenance
Period Early Archaic
Date 650
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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View of the base of a Protoattic mug.
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Over head view of a Protoattic mug, showing the interior and the decor on the rid.
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Back side view of a Protoattic mug, showing the decor on the handle and body.
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Right side view of a Protoattic mug, showing the handle and the decor on the body.
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Front view of a Protoattic mug, showing the decor on the body.
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Left side view of a Protoattic mug, showing the handle and the decor on the body.
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Right side view of a Protoattic mug, showing the handle and the decor on the body.
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Right side view of Protoattic mug.
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Back view of a Protoattic mug, showing the handle.
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Right side view of a Protoattic mug.
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Right side view of a Protoattic mug.
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Right side view of a Protoattic mug.
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Right side view of a Protoattic mug.
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Top view of a Protoattic mug, lying on its side.
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Bottom view of a Protoattic mug, lying on its side.
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Oblique top view of a Protoattic mug, with geometric patterns.
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Front view of a Protoattic mug, showing geometric patterns.
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Side view of a Protoattic mug, showing geometric patterns.
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Back view of a Protoattic mug, showing geometric patterns.
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Side view of a Protoattic mug, showing geometric patterns.
Comparanda
Bibliography Ure 1963, 56 no. 4, fig. 3
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.7. Body without handle, 9.4
Diameters Rim 8.3; base 4.5
Handle_height 8.6
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 16.01.2006
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