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Accession_Number REDMG:1958.113.1
adlib_title aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Ovoid aryballos, with a rounded mouth (now broken), small round vertical handle reaching from just below the mouth to the bottom of the high shoulder, which curves continuously into the body, with convex side walls, narrowing to a slightly flaring raised base, bossed on the underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description Light and porous, with inclusions
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/3
Decoration Indication of white slip
Inscriptions
Condition Surface heavily stained and scratched, with traces of white slip, mostly chipped and eroded
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda RM.1997.209.3
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters Neck 1.8; shoulder 5.4; base 2.7
Handle_height 2.3
Other_dims. Pres. H. 8.0; W. handle 0.9
Location Reading Museum loan boxes
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 27.08.2004
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