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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1688.1
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Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 4/2
Decoration Slightly curved from left to right and curved from top to bottom, becoming steeper towards bottom of fragment. This suggests that the fragment may have belonged to a cup of some description which has straight rim and a sloping body (?) Fragment has the rim of the object. The rim is black and flat on the top. On the interior surface is a black band below rim, red, broad band, thin black band and red again. The exterior surface appears to have been black all over but faded to red. The material is thick and dark in colour.
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Condition Repaired in two pieces. Paint has faded on exterior surface and there are white deposits on the exposed clay at fracture. Small chips to rim.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Wooden boat , general view
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2003.93.0263.jpg
2003.93.0263.jpg
Oblique view of a terracotta fragment.
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2003.93.0347.jpg
2003.93.0347.jpg
Front view of a terracotta fragment, showing the exterior.
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2006.20.0501.jpg
2006.20.0501.jpg
Top view of a terracotta fragment, showing the interior bands.
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2006.20.0502.jpg
2006.20.0502.jpg
Top view of a terracotta fragment, showing the exterior.
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2006.20.0507.jpg
2006.20.0507.jpg
Front view of a terracotta fragment, showing the exterior.
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Beazley_DB
Height 3.6
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 9.0 Thickest point 0.7
Location 11.1.5
Edited_by Denise
Date_edited 19 August 2002
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