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Artifact: bc003

Number:BC003
Ware/Material:Red Polished Ware
Shape/Type:Tripod Amphora
Date:Prehistoric Bronze Age
Preservation:Mended: Modern repairs over much of the surface
Body Shape:Lopsided ovoid body
Base Shape:Rounded, with 3 tapering cylindrical feet
Neck Shape:Wide cylindrical neck, broadening toward rim
Rim Shape:Circular mouth
Handle(s):Two vertical loop handles, from rim to shoulder
Fabric:Rather coarse grayish-buff clay
Description:Red slip with incised, lime-filled decoration. Deep zigzag incision surrounds body; in the empty spaces, several strings of short diagonal hatches. A triple zigzag on neck, once again with lines of hatches. Handles scored with multiple angular marks. Relief ridges above the handle join on neck, and incisions on the rim.
Height(cm):24.9
Max. Diameter(cm):16.5
Rim Diameter(cm):11.3
Manufacture:Hand built
Comparisons in Print:SCE IV:1A, 322, Type VIII C a2 var. a, Fig. CXXII.16, Webb 1997: 359.
Remarks:Acquired Kolokasides c-989-4. "I" on base, carbonization around feet.
  

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