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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1656.1
adlib_title black glaze lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Mouth has a flat rim and a thin neck. Body is widest around shoulder height. Foot flares out from stem to a flat base. Traces of black on body, suggesting it may once have been glazed (?) Some traces of red on body which may be the result of firing or remains of painted design.
Inscriptions
Condition Half of mouth and some of neck is missing. Base damaged. Small scratches to surface.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0159.jpg
2003.93.0159.jpg
Front view of a black-glazed lacrymaterion.
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Beazley_DB
Height 8.4
Diameters Mouth 1.8; neck 1.5; body 3.8; stem 1.8; base 2.4
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 5.1.2
Edited_by Denise
Date_edited 13.08.2002
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