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Megarian Bowl

Object Number:63-26-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Boeotian
Attic
Provenience: Greece
Megara
Date Made: c. 200 BC
Early Date: -250
Late Date: -150
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Gorgoneion
Height: 7.5 cm
Outside Diameter:12.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs Earl Ford, 1963

Description

Bowl of Attic form with out-turned lip. Bottom medallion: Gorgoneion encircled by a row of leaves, points out, and a row of dots. Corolla of 2 or 3 rows of veined pointed leaves. On wall, repeated figures: Amymone between antithetic Erotes; veiled woman between antithetic Erotes. Immeditaly beneath the figures are frontal boukrania. Rim zone, a line of dots. Intact. Misfired (or fired in funeral pyre?) to grey except for im inside and out which is a dull black. Written in blue pencil on interior: "Megara"

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