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Askos

Object Number:50-1-87
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 5th century BCE
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Glaze
Height: 7 cm
Outside Diameter:7.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

Thin, disk foot. Body only gently convex with little increase in diameter from bottom to shoulder. Articulation between shoulder and nearly flat top. Spout rises vertically from shoulder. Strap handle between spout and opposite edge of shoulder. Fully glazed except underside. On underside are painted two M's, one capital, one cursive.

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