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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1703.1
adlib_title Perhaps Cypriote red ware wheelmade lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 4/4
Decoration Deep red colour inside and out and a black slip. Outward curving rim and a long neck. Two incised bands around shoulder. Body tapers to foot which then flares out to flat base. Object does not stand straight due to uneven base.
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Condition Intact. Some chips to body and rim but only very slight. Some pit holes on the body. Some wheel marks on bottom of foot. Very good condition.
Technique/Style Red ware Wheelmade
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Image
2003.93.0161.jpg
2003.93.0161.jpg
Side view (upside-down) of a Cypriot red-ware lacrymaterion.
2008.99.0229.jpg
2008.99.0229.jpg
Side view (horizontal) of a Cypriot red-ware lacrymaterion.
2008.99.0230.jpg
2008.99.0230.jpg
Top view of a Cypriot red-ware lacrymaterion, showing the mouth.
2008.99.0231.jpg
2008.99.0231.jpg
View of the base of a Cypriot red-ware lacrymaterion.
2008.99.0232.jpg
2008.99.0232.jpg
Oblique side view from above of a Cypriot red-ware lacrymaterion, showing the mouth.
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Beazley_DB
Height 10.8
Diameters Mouth 2.4; neck 1.4; body 4.1; stem 1.5; base 2.0
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 5.1.2
Edited_by Denise; Marianne; Joana Varela
Date_edited 13.08.2002; 08.06.2007; 05.04.2017
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