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Accession_Number 62.10.1
adlib_title Perhaps Euboean stamnos-pyxis
Shape Stamnos-pyxis
Shape_description Tall vertical rim, with plain round lip, that turns into a barrel-shaped body on a short, broad foot ring, with flat resting surface and underside, with exterior wall comprised of a slanting element above a rounded element, and interior wall slanted . Two u-shaped handles, round in section, rise from the bottom of the shoulder to high above the rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6. Reddish yellow clay.
Decoration Black-glazed inside of rim and lip; broad black band at top of shoulder, above the handles; between the handles, on either side, a frieze of thin rays, a line of fine dots, and a simple maeander. Around the body two broad black bands, and black-glazed upper element of exterior of foot, but otherwise reserved. A faint rouletting marks the junction of the body and foot. Handle zones reserved but handles dipped in black-glaze, which drips from the left side of one handle. Under each handle a design comprised of a vertical band (?) above a series of four chevrons.
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Condition Complete and intact. Small chips on rim, decoration faded and worn on rim, mouth, handles, and parts of the decoration on the body. No lid.
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Image
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Side view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis, showing the decoration on the body.
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Top view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis, showing the mouth, interior and both of the handles.
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2002.97.0495.jpg
Bottom view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis, showing the base.
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2008.98.0331.jpg
Oblique top view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis, showing the mouth, interior and both handles, as well as some geometric decoration on the front.
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2008.98.0332.jpg
Front view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis, with geometric decoration on the front.
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Side view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis with geometric decoration.
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Back view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis with geometric decoration.
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Side view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis with geometric decoration.
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Top view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis showing the mouth and tops of both handles.
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2008.98.0337.jpg
Bottom view of a Euboean stamnos-pyxis, showing the reserved underside.
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Height 12.6
Diameters Rim 7.9 - 8.4; base 8.5. Body (largest) 11.8
Handle_height 4.5
Other_dims. H. excl. handles 11.6
Location History - Excavation shed (middle shelf)
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Teifi; Amy; Joana Varela
Date_edited 21.07.2003; 04.09.2006; 16.08.2011; 05.04.2017
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