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Accession_Number L.2016.3.10
adlib_title Ceramic face with handle
Shape Ceramic face with handle
Shape_description Miniature dimension. Round, outwards bulged ceramic disc, with very slightly everted, rounded rim and a moulded face at centre of the exterior. A small curved handle, running in a straight line, is attached to the rim and ends at the back side of the left forehead area and the right chin area.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description Darkish red
Munsell_color 2.5YR 4/4
Decoration Exterior: Moulded face and front section of the hair. Rounded features in profile, either because of the worn surface or it was intentionally rounded mould made. The whole object is coarsely worked out.
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Condition Badly worn surface, so it's difficult to see any details of the features and hair. Light grey-yellowish deposits on the interior of the object as well as the handle and rim.
Technique/Style Mould made
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Beazley_DB
Height 2.6
Diameters W. 5.3; handle 1.1, L. 4.9
Handle_height Height with handle 4.3
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Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Julia
Date_edited 06.06.2016
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