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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.52
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Wide mouth with slightly concave lip, and a ridge from which descends a moulded, overhanging rim, which broadens. The rim is concave on the underside and curves into a broad neck that broadens to a piriform body. The vertical strap handle emerges from the rim and descends sharply to the bottom of the shoulder. The raised base is flat on the underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 4/6
Decoration Black glaze, except on underside and resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Chips on rim, deposits on interior, attachment of handle, and underside; slight scratches on the surface which otherwise retains its lustre.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.93.0178.jpg
Right side view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
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2003.93.0313.jpg
2003.93.0313.jpg
Right side view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug, showing the handle.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug, showing the mouth.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed jug, showing the base.
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Comparanda Cf. Reading 22.3.40 (a decorated version of the same shape) and Lipari 2, 167, pl. CXXX.3b (tomb 465)
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Beazley_DB
Height 13.2
Diameters Mouth 6.7; neck 4.0; body 8.7; base 5.3
Handle_height 5.6
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 08.07.2004; 10.01.2006
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