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Accession_Number 54.2.2
adlib_title Mycenaean jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Everted lip; thin, tapering neck; strap handle curves down from rim to spherical, bulbous body; slightly raised flat foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Mycenaean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Reserved except for thin red band at rim, thick red band at neck, and medium red band at shoulder with thin streaky bands below it, level to the bottom of the handle. In between the bands there seems to be a pale white wash (?). The external face of the handle is also painted red with a small tail-like extension of paint.
Inscriptions
Condition There has been restoration - neck and top part of handle reattached. Rim is chipped.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Late Helladic III
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.67.0005.jpg
Right side view of a Mycenaean jug, showing band decoration on the body.
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2003.92.0105.jpg
Left side view of a Mycenaean jug, showing band decoration on body.
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2003.92.0106.jpg
Back view of a Mycenaean jug, showing handle with 'tail' of extra paint.
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2003.92.0107.jpg
Right side view of a Mycenaean jug, showing band decoration on body.
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2003.92.0108.jpg
Front view of a Mycenaean jug, showing band decoration on body.
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2003.92.0109.jpg
Bottom view of a Mycenaean jug, showing the flat reserved base.
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2003.92.0110.jpg
Top view of a Mycenaean jug, showing rim, top of handle and interior.
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2003.92.0111.jpg
Oblique side view of a Mycenaean jug, showing the handle and the decoration on the body.
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2008.98.0324.jpg
Oblique top view of the left side of a Mycenaean jug with banded decoration.
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2008.98.0325.jpg
Left profile view of a Mycenaean jug with banded decoration, showing the handle, to left.
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2008.98.0326.jpg
Back view of a Mycenaean jug with banded decoration, showing the handle.
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2008.98.0327.jpg
Right profile view of a Mycenaean jug with banded decoration, showing the handle, to right.
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2008.98.0328.jpg
Front view of a Mycenaean jug with banded decoration.
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2008.98.0329.jpg
Top view of a Mycenaean jug with banded decoration, showing the mouth and handle.
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2008.98.0330.jpg
Bottom view of a Mycenaean jug, showing the reserved underside.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 9.2
Diameters Rim 4.3; body 8.3; base 4.0
Handle_height 4.1
Other_dims.
Location 2.1.1
Edited_by Jessica; Alexandra; Teifi
Date_edited 25.06.2003; 20.08.2004; 01.09.2006
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