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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.63
adlib_title Italian black glaze lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Italian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 8/4
Decoration Interior reserved. Thin neck and lipped mouth. Dipped in black gloss, but lower part of body and flaring foot are reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. One chip on the rim and two on the foot. Surface somewhat eroded around the body, but otherwise glossy. Scratch marks can also be seen around the body.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 300-100
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0030.jpg
2003.93.0030.jpg
Side view of an Apulian black-glaze lacrymaterion.
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2003.97.0926.jpg
2003.97.0926.jpg
Side view of a black-glaze lacrymaterion.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.3
Diameters Max. 4.0 (around main body); foot 2.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. mouth 2.2; H. foot 0.8
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Hannah; Denise
Date_edited 11.9.2002
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