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Accession_Number 59.6.3
adlib_title jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Single but ornate handle that has pointed oval at bottom, two moulded lines towards top and a piece that curves up separate to the main handle in a 'cobra-like' strike pose. The main piece of the handle extends along rim of vessel in a leaf-like shape with notches in the edges. Mouth is wide and has small rim. Outside body is marked with 4 pairs of incised bands around its sides. Small curve at side of foot. Base is flat but has 6 incised concentric circles and a central sunken dot.
Material Bronze
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Munsell_color
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Condition Only the handle is ancient. Bronze has discoloured and lost its glaze in areas. Deposits inside the mouth. Stands lopsided. Some dents in the body.
Technique/Style
Provenance Said to be acquired in Italy.
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Beazley_DB
Height 20.0
Diameters Rim 6.2; body 7.6; base 5.1
Handle_height 11.4
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Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 17.09.2002; 10.01.2006
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