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Accession_Number 58.2.2
adlib_title Sicilian lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description Sloping rim; thin neck; inverted pear-shaped body tapering to a small rounded foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/6
Decoration Brown paint on lip, one line halfway down neck, two round edge of shoulder. Incised lines around body. Small depression in centre of base. Small metallic particles in clay.
Inscriptions
Condition Deposits all over body, worsening at neck. Small chip to rim. Dent to body.
Technique/Style
Provenance Said to have been found in Sicily
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 4 c. (?)
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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Back view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the mouth, neck and body.
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Side view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the mouth, neck and body.
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Top view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the shoulder with circle decoration, and the mouth.
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Underside view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the base.
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Front view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing brown painted circles on body.
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Side view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the mouth, neck, and body.
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Top view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the shoulder decoration and the mouth.
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Underside view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the base.
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Oblique top view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, with banded decoration.
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Profile view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, with banded decoration.
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Profile view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, with banded decoration.
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Profile view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, with banded decoration.
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Profile view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, with banded decoration.
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Top view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, with banded decoration.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian lacrymaterion, showing the almost flat resting surface.
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Beazley_DB
Height 14.7
Diameters Rim 2.5; neck 1.2; body 6.1; base 2.5
Handle_height
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Location Timeline 3c bottom
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 08.08.2002; 17.01.2006; 16.08.2006
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