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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1697.1
adlib_title Perhaps jug
Shape Perhaps jug
Shape_description Fat body that tapers gradually and then sharply towards the foot. Very heavy, dense material. Body is widest at shoulder and thinnest at base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Cypriote
Fabric_description Yellow-buff clay. Colour of slip is particularly interesting with green areas and iridescent gold lustre on top.
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration At widest part of body is a moulded band of vertical ridges.
Inscriptions
Condition Mouth, handle and neck all missing. Large flakes missing from body. Foot badly chipped and dented.
Technique/Style
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Image
2003.93.0185.jpg
2003.93.0185.jpg
Back view of a Cypriote(?) unguent jar, showing missing handle.
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2003.93.0307.jpg
2003.93.0307.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote (?) unguent jar, showing missing handle.
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2008.99.0209.jpg
2008.99.0209.jpg
Left side view of a Cypriote(?) unguent jar, showing missing handle.
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2008.99.0210.jpg
2008.99.0210.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote(?) unguent jar, showing large chip on shoulder and relief decoration.
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2008.99.0211.jpg
2008.99.0211.jpg
Right side view of a Cypriote(?) unguent jar, showing the missing handle.
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2008.99.0212.jpg
2008.99.0212.jpg
Back view of a Cypriote(?) unguent jar, showing missing handle.
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2008.99.0213.jpg
2008.99.0213.jpg
Oblique view of the base of a Cypriote(?) unguent jar.
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2008.99.0214.jpg
2008.99.0214.jpg
Top view of a Cypriote(?) unguent jar, showing the mouth, the missing handle and a large chip on shoulder.
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Height 8.6
Diameters Body 8.6; base 4.0
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 5.1.2
Edited_by Denise; Marianne; Marianne; Joana Varela
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 07.09.07; 19.11.2008; 24.04.2017
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