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Artifact: bc137a

Number:BC137
Ware/Material:White Painted Ware (III)
Shape/Type:Jug
Date:Cypro-Geometric
Preservation:Intact
Body Shape:Piriform-ovoid
Base Shape:Concave
Neck Shape:Cylindrical
Rim Shape:Widening slightly to trefoil mouth
Handle(s):Arched, vertical from rim to shoulder
Fabric:Buff
Description:Thick cream slip with dark brown paint. Rim and sides of handle solid-brown; top of handle boasts ladder pattern. Pendent curl in brown where handle joins body (perhaps representing a hook). Dot-within-a-circle (a stylized eye) on either side of mouth. 2 concentric brown bands beneath these, and another brown band at base of neck. 3 groups of 2 dotted crosses, stacked vertically, on front and sides of body.
Height(cm):19.6
Max. Diameter(cm):14.3
Base Diameter(cm):6.1
Rim Diameter(cm):4.7
Manufacture:Wheel made
Comparisons in Print:SCE IV:2, Fig. XIX.7, Type 7a, Webb 1997: 98.
Online Comparison:Harvard Semitic Museum, Cesnola Collection
Online Comparison:University of Edinburgh, Classics Teaching Collection
Remarks:245 in pencil on base
  

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