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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.55
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Wide flaring mouth with rounded rim; short neck narrowing to sharp join to an ovoid body that tapers sharply at the bottom to a flat base; grooved just above the base. Two-piece strap handle splays at the attachment to the rim and rejoins the shoulder (for handle cf. RM.1950.25, which is, however, knotted).
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Small jug with wide flaring mouth and rim which is reserved inside apart from a long smear of paint. Handle is made of two sections, not quite meeting at the top and extending along the rim. Straight neck with slight ridge at juncture with body. Thin groove at base around foot. Base is flat and black.
Inscriptions
Condition Rim slightly chipped and surface slightly pitted and worn; grayish-white deposits on mouth and handle.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Right side view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Oblique view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Left side view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Right side view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug, showing the base.
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Oblique view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug, showing part of the interior.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed mug, showing the handle.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 9.1
Diameters Rim 6.1, body 6.8, base 3.8
Handle_height 3.4
Other_dims. W. incl. handles 8.2
Location 7.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 09.09.2002; 19.10.2004
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