Megarian Bowl


From: Greece | Megara

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 63-26-7
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Boeotian | Attic
Provenience Greece | Megara
Date Made ca. 200 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Gorgoneion

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"

Height 7.5 cm
Outside Diameter 12.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs Earl Ford, 1963

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