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Amphora

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Object Number:
49-12-749
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Cyprus
Kourion
Kaloriziki
Locus:
Tomb 27:19
Period:
Cypro-Archaic I
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
White Painted IV
Description:
"the shape of the . . .pot is something of an anomaly for it has the general features of a krater-amphora but the total impression it makes is more that of a jug shape: wide low ring base, bloated ovoid body, relatively narrow neck." Complete and mended. Warped. Neck mended unsuccessfully in antiquity so that one handle does not join properly. Clay: light gray-brown to gray-buff and gray-blue. Surface vertically polished. Paint: purple brown. Rim solid with narrow reserved barred band; wide band under rim. Paint over (ancient) mending plaster of neck, on sides of handles and on base. 6 narrow bands below shoulder zigzag on handles.
Height:
35.2cm
Outside Diamater:
30cm
Credit Line:
Cyprus Expedition, J. F. Daniel
Other Number:
P407   -   Field No SF
K447   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Benson, Jack L., et al. 1973. The Necropolis of Kaloriziki; excavated by J.F. Daniel and G.H. McFadden for the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 92, pl. 749
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