<< Previous Artifact ( Close Window ) Next Artifact >>

Artifact: bc036

Number:BC036
Ware/Material:Black-on-Red Ware
Shape/Type:Jug
Date:Cypro-Archaic
Preservation:Mostly intact, chips missing from rim, which also has some cracks
Body Shape:Ovoid
Base Shape:Low ring base
Neck Shape:Cylindrical neck with neck-ridge midway widening to a broad
Rim Shape:Funnel mouth
Handle(s):Opposed double-strap handles from neck-ridge to shoulder
Fabric:Reddish-orange
Description:Burnished surface with black paint. Two groups of horizontal parallel lines surround a register of alternating large and small concentric circles. Above these, 6 groups of 4 small concentric circles on shoulder. Sides of handles solid-painted, with ladder-hatches climbing their fronts. Black horizontal bands at rim, below rim (between rim and ridge), at and below ridge, and at neck-body join.
Height(cm):20.2
Max. Diameter(cm):13.6
Base Diameter(cm):5.5
Rim Diameter(cm):5
Manufacture:Wheel made
Online Comparison:Harvard Semitic Museum, Cesnola Collection
Remarks:Black discoloration from oxidization (placed in another bowl during firing). Possible levantine origin.
  

<< Previous Artifact ( Close Window ) Next Artifact >>

 

©2003 terms of use