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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1664.1
adlib_title black glaze cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Wide-mouthed cup which narrows in centre and widens again before tapering to foot. Foot flares out and base is flat. Originally had two handles on opposite sides, starting on widest part of body and stretching to rim. Black inside and out.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Paint has been chipped in places. mostly around the rim. Both handles are missing completely.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0273.jpg
2003.93.0273.jpg
Oblique view of a black-gloss lydion, showing where one of the missing handles would have been attached.
2004.99.0127.jpg
2004.99.0127.jpg

2004.99.0128.jpg
2004.99.0128.jpg
Front view of a black-gloss lydion, showing where the missing handles would have been attached.
2004.99.0129.jpg
2004.99.0129.jpg
Front view of a black-gloss lydion.
2004.99.0130.jpg
2004.99.0130.jpg
Front view of a black-gloss lydion, showing where one of the missing handles would have been attached.
2004.99.0131.jpg
2004.99.0131.jpg
Oblique view of a black-gloss lydion.
2004.99.0132.jpg
2004.99.0132.jpg
Oblique view of the base of a black-gloss lydion.
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.9
Diameters 5.9
Handle_height
Other_dims. Neck width 4.6Base diameter 2.7
Location 1.2.5
Edited_by Denise
Date_edited 13 August 2002
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