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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1657.1
adlib_title Apulian black glaze; dipped lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description Light orange
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Foot reserved. Going up the stem the object becomes first narrower but then starts to widen out again reaching the widest area around the shoulders of the object. The body then becomes narrow again until reaches the rim of the mouth. A black gloss has been applied to the upper three quarters of the body including the rim and mouth. Dipped, lower part of body reserved. Bottom sloping obliquely, so that it can not stand.
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Condition Complete and intact; areas of deposit around the foot and the main body. There are also scratch marks on the body and a very small chip on the rim.
Technique/Style Black glaze; dipped
Provenance
Period
Date 3-2 c. (?)
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0029.jpg
2003.93.0029.jpg
Side view of an Apulian black-glazed lacrymaterion.
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2003.97.0925.jpg
2003.97.0925.jpg
Front view of an Apulian black-glazed lacrymaterion with reserved band at the bottom.
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2003.97.0927.jpg
2003.97.0927.jpg
Base view of Apulian Lacrymaterion (REDMG:1964.1657.1 on left; REDMG:1953.25.63on right).
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Comparanda REDMG:1953.25.63
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Beazley_DB
Height 8.0
Diameters Max. 3.3; mouth 1.4; base 1.8
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Hannah
Date_edited 14.08.2002
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