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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.64
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze; overpainted: added white and red bottle
Shape Bottle
Shape_description Narrow neck, nearly flat shoulder, curving to a broad body, tapering slightly down, to a slightly raised base, concave at the centre; two pinched triangular round handles rise from the edge of the shoulder, on opposite sides of the bottle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description Reddish brown, fine-grained, with fine to medium sized inclusions.
Munsell_color 5YR 5/6
Decoration Glazed black all over; red and white bands on centre of shoulder; finely ribbed body.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of four rejoined fragments (including RM.1692.64 and RM.1694.64) preserving part of neck, shoulder, half of body, and most of base. Surface dulled.
Technique/Style Black glaze; overpainted: added white and red
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 300-250
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.93.0110.jpg
Base fragment (RM.1692.64) of a Sicilian ribbed black-glaze bottle.
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2003.93.0111.jpg
Body fragment (RM.1694.64) a Sicilian ribbed black-glaze bottle.
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2003.93.0112.jpg
Shoulder fragment (RM.25.53.64) of a Sicilian ribbed black-glaze bottle.
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2003.93.0113.jpg
Fragmentary body and shoulder (RM.1694.64 and RM.25.53.64) of a Sicilian ribbed black-glaze bottle.
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2003.93.0227.jpg
Oblique view of a Sicilian bottle, showing the fragmentary body.
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2003.93.0231.jpg
Fragmentary body and shoulder (RM.1694.64 and RM.25.53.64) of a Sicilian ribbed black-glaze bottle.
Comparanda Cf. Reading RM.25.53.62 (complete, with a slender neck).
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters Shoulder 6.3; base 4.3
Handle_height 1.1
Other_dims. Pres. H. 8.0; H. to shoulder 6.0
Location 7.1.2
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 08.07.2004
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