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Accession_Number TEMP.2003.6.3
adlib_title black figure amphora
Shape Amphora
Shape_description (a) Part of a triple handle and part of the area of the body where it was joined. (b) Part of lower body area and ring-shaped base with a concave area, whose central, inflated part is pointed.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/4
Decoration (a) The handle is black, but the piece of the body that is preserved is a reserved, but glazed surface with very thin, parallel lines. (b) Black apart from a tiny area on the top, which is reserved, but glazed and bears small parts of parallel, thin lines and a reserved, thin line just above the foot. The bottom part of the foot is also reserved, so is the resting surface.
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Condition Two fragments probably from the same vessel. (a) Many spots have been pitted off and there are remains of adhesives after some form of restoration. (b) A thick layer of white plaster (after some form of restoration) has been peeled off from some areas and it is cracked, deposits, remains of adhesives and accumulation of residue, especially on the interior.
Technique/Style Black figure
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Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters Base: 9.7
Handle_height
Other_dims. (a) H. 4.3, W. 12.2; (b) H. 11.3
Location 3.2.5
Edited_by Georgia; Will; Jasmin Payne
Date_edited 13.06.2003; 9.7.2007; 04.09.2018
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