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Artifact: bc028

Number:BC028
Ware/Material:Base-ring I Ware
Shape/Type:Flask
Date:Late Cypriot
Preservation:Mended: intact save for chips from rim
Body Shape:Squat piriform
Base Shape:Ring
Neck Shape:Tall cylindrical, tapering
Rim Shape:Broad funnel mouth
Handle(s):Thin vertical handle from mid-neck to shoulder
Fabric:Red-orange clay
Description:Brown slip, thinning in places to reveal fabric. Relief decoration. 2 relief bands encircle neck at handle-join. 2 antithetical spirals on front, perhaps schematized horns.
Height(cm):13.6
Max. Diameter(cm):6.7
Base Diameter(cm):3.3
Rim Diameter(cm):3.9
Manufacture:Hand built
Comparisons in Print:SCE IV:IC, 150, Type VI D Ib, Webb 1997: 6.
Online Comparison:Harvard Semitic Museum, Cesnola Collection
Remarks:Acquired Kolokasides c-983-3 . Also "5" in pencil on base, and a sticker indicating number 28.
  

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