Ure Museum Database



Browse
Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.51
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Upturned rim, slightly offset from the neck, which is cylindrical and nearly straight, joining an ovoid body, slightly baggy, supported by a broad ring base. Vertical strap handle, grooved, extends horizontally from the rim and curves back into the body, which it joins in the upper part.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description Olive yellow, with glittering inclusions.
Munsell_color 10YR 6/4
Decoration Black glaze inside mouth and on entire exterior (fired red in parts), except for reserved lower part of foot and underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Rim slightly chipped; glaze eroded in large patches, particularly around the body and base.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0024.jpg
2003.93.0024.jpg
Right side view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
->add to myUre
2003.97.0942.jpg
2003.97.0942.jpg
Top side view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug, showing the mouth.
->add to myUre
2003.97.0943.jpg
2003.97.0943.jpg
Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug, showing the reserved base.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0523.jpg
2004.99.0523.jpg
Oblique view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0524.jpg
2004.99.0524.jpg
Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0525.jpg
2004.99.0525.jpg
Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0526.jpg
2004.99.0526.jpg
Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0527.jpg
2004.99.0527.jpg
Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug, showing handle.
->add to myUre
2004.99.0528.jpg
2004.99.0528.jpg
Front view of an upside down Sicilian black-glazed jug, showing base.
->add to myUre
Comparanda For shape cf. Lipari 2, 147, pl. CXXXIII.2a (tomb 409), a less baggy version of ours; Lipari 10, pl. XVIII (examples from tombs 2435 and 2546
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 14.5
Diameters Rim 6.2, neck 3.9, body 9.2, base 6.1
Handle_height 7.4
Other_dims.
Location 7.2.1
Edited_by Hannah; Denise; Amy
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 11.07.2004
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH