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Rim Sherd

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Object Number:MS5684M
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cypriote
Provenience: Cyprus
Kafizin
Date Made: 1st Century BC
Early Date: -99
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Inscription
Credit Line:Purchased from Nicholas Christofi, 1923
Other Number:KAF119 - Field No SF

Description

2 sections of inscribed heavy, coarse, flat-bottomed dish from 2 opposite sides of vessel, each preserving a handle. Very broad, flat bottom, very low wall, handles each a solid, roughly rectangular lug. Lip slightly bevelled, slope down toward outside. Thick reddish brown clay apparently with straw temper which shows on surfaces; brownigh surfacing. Thumb nail scoring on floor. Inscription in Greek impressed in clay on bevel of rim while clay was wet.

Bibliography:

[Article] Kent, Roland G., and Dohan, Edith H. 1926. "New Inscriptions from Cyprus". American Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 30. no. 3. pg. 249 - 258 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 253, fig. 5; p. 256, fig. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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