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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.66
adlib_title Perhaps Campanian or Sicilian black figure miniature neck amphora
Shape Miniature neck amphora
Shape_description Two thin vertical strap handles arch up from the top of a cylindrical neck, slightly offset at the bottom, and rejoin at the middle of a sloping shoulder; shoulder curves sharply into a conical body, slightly rounded at the bottom where it joins a short stem flaring to a disk foot, hollowed at the bottom.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Campanian or Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Reserved except for black glaze on the handle top(s) (dipped), two black lines on shoulder, a narrow black band above a broader black band just above the foot, and a black band on the exterior of the foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Lip, mouth and one handle missing, while the remaining handle has been rejoined. The base is chipped in two places; black glaze eroded. Gray deposits under the handle.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 5 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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View of a miniature neck amphora on its side, showing the body and handle.
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Oblique view of a miniature neck amphora, showing the body, the handle and the missing neck.
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Front view of a miniature neck amphora, showing the body, the handle and the missing neck.
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Top view of a miniature neck amphora, showing the mouth.
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2003.97.0749.jpg
View of a miniature neck amphora on its side, showing the body.
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Oblique view of a miniature neck amphora, from above.
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Front view of a miniature neck amphora, showing the body, the handle and the missing neck.
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Side view of a miniature neck amphora.
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Back view of a miniature neck amphora, showing the body, the handle and the missing neck.
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Side view of a miniature neck amphora.
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.8
Diameters Body 3.5, base 1.3
Handle_height 1.5
Other_dims.
Location 1.2.4
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 02.10.2004
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