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Accession_Number TEMP.2003.6.14
adlib_title Attic black figure fragments of an amphora
Shape Amphora
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/6
Decoration The two fragments bear part of the same decoration, apart from the parts of two lines in added red on top of a (which is preserved higher than b). There is a large black area below which there are two lines in added red. Underneath, there is the upper part of a radial-shaped motif on a reserved, but glazed, surface.
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Condition Two joining fragments of the lower part of the body of an amphora. White plaster on both sides (thicker on the interior). There are areas where the colour has been peeled off, as well as some pitting off from the left edge of the fragment. There are also adhesives.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0605.jpg
2006.20.0605.jpg
View of the exterior of two terracotta Attic amphora fragments, which are decorated identically, except for the two red lines on top of fragment a (left), which is preserved higher than b (right).
2006.20.0606.jpg
2006.20.0606.jpg
View of the exterior of two terracotta Attic amphora fragments, which are decorated identically, except for the two red lines on top of fragment a (left), which is preserved higher than b (right).
2006.20.0607.jpg
2006.20.0607.jpg
View of the interior of two terracotta Attic amphora fragments, which are reserved, but glazed, and have the remains of white plaster.
Comparanda
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Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. (a) H. 8.6; W. 5.9. (b) H. 7.3; W. 3.4
Location 11.1.7
Edited_by Georgia; Liz; Joana Varela
Date_edited 24.06.2003; 21.06.2007; 19.04.2017
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