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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.61
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze bottle
Shape Bottle
Shape_description Moulded mouth, flares to tall rim, which narrows to a tall, cylindrical neck; neck curves gently into a sloping shoulder, grooved near the join to the body, which broadens slightly and then tapers, with slightly concave sides, to a slightly raised base, grooved on the resting surface, flat on the sunken underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 5/1
Decoration Glaze fired red in places, now changed to brown, through secondary burning.
Inscriptions
Condition Glaze around mouth and neck is worn away leaving a dark grey colour.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 350-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a Sicilian bottle.
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Front view of a Sicilian bottle.
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Front view of a Sicilian bottle.
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Front view of a Sicilian bottle.
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Oblique view of a Sicilian bottle, showing the mouth.
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Oblique view of the base of a black glaze Sicilian bottle.
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Beazley_DB
Height 11.8
Diameters Rim 3.1, neck 1.6, body 7.2, base 5.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. rim 0.9
Location 5.2.5
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 08.07.2004
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