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Accession_Number 54.8.1
adlib_title Attic early protoattic - middle protoattic tankard
Shape Tankard
Shape_description or 'Mug'? Slender body, vertical straple handle extending from the rim to the bottom of the body. Flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Inside has a ribbed texture and is reserved apart from thin bands around rim with vertical bars overlapping the rim. Single ribbon handle which is unevenly bent, has horizontal lines down back and is reserved underneath. Procession of seven mourning women, in profile all facing right, framed by wavy lines, with two bands above and below and three vertical lines at right and left of panel. In front of the sevnth woman there ae three loop patterns, with dots. The women are wearing long garments, have long hair and ftech one arm over their head, as a mourning gesture. Face drawn in outline. No use of incision for any details. Below 'SSSS' pattern, then horizontal lines. Moulded ridge and groove below around foot. Base is flat and reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Piece missing from lip and restored with plaster. Some flakes of the surface are missing resulting in exposing the clay and leaving an uneven surface. Hole in bottom of cup. Black faded or fired to light brown in places. Scratches on the underside.
Technique/Style Early Protoattic / Middle Protoattic
Provenance
Period Early Archaic
Date 675
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.92.0209.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic tankard (or mug), showing reserved base with piece missing.
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2003.92.0210.jpg
Top view of an Attic tankard (or mug), showing top of handle with horizontal line decoration, and interior.
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2003.92.0211.jpg
Back view of an Attic tankard (or mug), showing horizontal line decoration on handle.
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2003.92.0212.jpg
Side view of an Attic tankard (or mug), showing procession of mourning women, facing right, with 'SSSS' pattern in background.
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2003.92.0213.jpg
Front view of an Attic tankard (or mug), showing procession of mourning women, facing right, with 'SSSS' pattern in background.
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2003.92.0214.jpg
Side view of an Attic tankard (or mug), showing procession of mourning women, facing right, with 'SSSS' pattern in background.
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2003.92.0215.jpg
Oblique view, from the top, of an Attic tankard (or mug), showing part of interior handle.
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2008.98.0349.jpg
Oblique top view of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women.
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Profile view of the left side of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women, showing the handle, to left.
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2008.98.0351.jpg
Profile view of the back of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women, showing the handle.
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2008.98.0352.jpg
Profile view of the right side of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women, showing the handle, to right.
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2008.98.0353.jpg
Profile view of the front of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women.
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2008.98.0354.jpg
Bottom view of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women, showing a hole in the reserved base.
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2008.98.0355.jpg
Bottom view of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women, showing a hole in the reserved base.
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2008.98.0356.jpg
Top view of a Protogeometric tankard, decorated with mourning women, showing the mouth and top of handle, and a hole in the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography Ure 1963, 56, no. 3, fig. 2; Boardman 1998, 102 fig. 100.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.9
Diameters Rim 8.7; body 5.8; base 5.1
Handle_height 10.3
Other_dims.
Location Citizenship
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 06.01.2006; 03.08.2006
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