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Accession_Number TEMP.2003.7.46
adlib_title lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 5/3
Decoration Light brown clay. Small mouth with flared lip. Long slender neck wider at top than bottom turning into pear shaped body with shorter foot and flat base.
Inscriptions
Condition Chip in lip of mouth 0.9 cm, scratched and chiped on body. Variations in clay color.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0417.jpg
2006.20.0417.jpg
Oblique view of Lacrymaterion.
2006.20.0418.jpg
2006.20.0418.jpg
Oblique view of Lacrymaterion, showing the chip in the lip of the mouth.
2006.20.0419.jpg
2006.20.0419.jpg
Oblique view of Lacrymaterion, showing the mouth.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 16.5
Diameters Mouth 2.9; neck 2.0; body 4.6; base 2.1
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 11.1.3
Edited_by Faye Cheesman
Date_edited 23.07.2003
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