Ure Museum Database

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13.10.14 Naked standing female in relief. The figure has short hair, fastened up, broad shoulders, arms close to her sides, and legs together.
2003.6.18 Base fragment of a small pot, decorated with three straight lines at the base, two of which are black; the middle one is of a faded purple colour. Above the lines is a large black pattern which takes up nearly all of the space left on the fragment. The interior is decorated with a black gloss.
2005.3.25A-C A: foot and base reserved, stem and exterior of kylix black, with reserved band. A second band has floral ornament with a chain-like band below. Interior is black except for a reserved circle in the middle, two small black circular bands mark the centre. B: Floral ornament on this fragment joins up with fragment A, pattern as before, interior and rim/lip black. C: interior, rim, lip and majority of exterior black, patterned floral band as before
2007.1.10.60 Portrait of man from waist up, facing left. Lion's skin is draped over his right shoulder, as well as a club.
2007.10.2.180 Cupid is on the back of a bearded centaur, and has his hands tied up.
2007.10.2.182 Female head facing foward, very rounded cheeks, short hair style which flicks up by the ears.
2007.10.2.189 Frontal figure of a naked man standing up and rubbing his back with a cloth. On the background a small table with a vase on it.
2007.10.2.193 Naked man standing up, leaning on a tree. Another figure sitting down. A bird in the background.
2007.10.2.218 Head of female in profile facing to the right. Hair tied up. Possibly wearing ear-rings. Face turned downwards, possibly representing modesty.
2007.10.2.226 Seated male figure, bearded and naked from the waist up. He is holding what appears to be a scythe (possibly identifying him as Kronos). Elaborate seat, possibly a throne. Detail at bottom left of cast is possibly a temple on the summit of a hill or mountain.
2007.10.2.240 Bust of a female figure facing to the right. Her hair is tied up. There is possibly a double-headed (battle) axe represented at her back.
2007.10.2.25 A reclining man holding up a shield
2007.10.2.250 A young male figure is depicted standing and facing to the left. He is naked from the waist up. The figure is holding a sword which he appears to be examining. The point of the blade is pointed towards the figure's body, the hilt away from the body.
2007.10.2.253 Two figures are depicted. The figure to the left of the scene is a seated semi-naked female. Her dress or cloak lays across her lap and is gathered up in her left hand. Her head is bowed slightly. In the centre of the foreground is a semi-circle which crosses the female figure's left ankle or calf. It is unclear what this might represent. The second figure (to the right) is a smaller winged male facing to the left and the larger figure. He appears to be carrying a bow and stands under a tree. The two figures are almost certainly Aphrodite and Eros.
2007.10.2.277 A baby sat up, facing to the right, possibly sucking his thumb.
2007.10.2.296 Winged female figure driving a chariot drawn by two horses which are rearing up giving the impression of fast movement. The figure is possibly either Nike or Selene.
2007.10.2.308 A large ox or bull is represented to the left and centre of the scene taking up most of the space within the cast. The beast's head is turned as if it is looking towards the viewer. To the right a figure (probably male) is seated beneath a tree holding a staff. At the figure's feet there appears to be a second (much smaller) creature.
2007.10.2.325 Man tied up and on his knees, with a cherub, possibly Eros, holding him up and helping him.
2007.10.2.4 Side profile of a woman wearing robes and holding up a bunch of grapes with her left arm and holding a bowl in her right hand
2007.10.2.58 Female torso in profile facing left. She appears to be putting on lipstick and holding a cosmetics pot. Her hair is tied up.
2007.10.2.81 Female bust facing right. She is holding a male head up to her face. Presumably she has cut it off.
2007.4.103 Small black tongues running up side
2007.4.223 One corner painted completely red, the other two covered with dark red diagonal lines. In the centre of the shard a square has been painted, broken up into a lot more little squares
2007.9.1.36 Displays a chariot with two riders being pulled by two horses rearing up, one rider controlling the horses and the other in armour holding a spear.
2007.9.1.76 Displays a human figure kneeling or lying down, facing right, with five or six pots lined up behind them.
2007.9.2.10 Displays a man, wearing armour and a wreath and carrying a spear, and a winged woman who is leaning forward, riding in a four-horse chariot. All horses are rearing up. Surrounded by a leafy border. Layer 5, Layer 1, Gem 10
2007.9.2.11 Displays a naked man with fairly long hair reclining in his seat, whilst a smaller winged figure of indeterminate gender stands in front of him, holding a bowl up to their mouth. (Box Index = Bacchus giving a drink to Love). Tray 5, layer 1, Gem 11
2007.9.2.18 Displays a winged man who is holding onto a mostly naked woman who is reclining on the ground and whose arms are held up around his head. Similar to the statue of Cupid and Psyche by Canova. (Box Index = Amore, e Psiche / Love and Psyche).
2007.9.2.21 Displays a woman, standing up, head facing right, with her hands on her hips. (Box Index = Ballerina).
2007.9.2.28 Displays Heracles with curly hair and a beard pulling up from behind him another man by the ankle and hair, who is clutching at a lionskin on the ground. (Box Index = Herakles and Lichas).
2007.9.2.29 Displays a half naked woman, her right arm held up, obscuring most of her head, holding a small jug in the same hand, and a cup in the left. (Box Index = Head of Hebe).
2007.9.2.30 Displays the head of a woman, her hair tied up, and wearing a small crown. (Box Index = Head of Hebe).
2007.9.3.126 Female head in profile facing right. Her hair is tied up.
2007.9.3.128 Male head in profile facing right. His long hair is tied up.
2007.9.3.145 Female head in profile facing right. Her hair is tied up.
2007.9.3.153 Female bust in profile facing right. Her hair is tied up.
2007.9.3.18 Displays a seated woman, cloth covering only her lower body, her hand up under her chin in a pose that suggests thinking.
2007.9.3.42 Female bust in 3/4 profile, facing right. She has short/tied up hair and her breasts are exposed.
2007.9.3.71 Female head in profile facing left. Her hair is tied up.
2007.9.3.8 Displays the head of a woman with hair that is plaited and tied up, profile facing right.
2007.9.3.80 Female bust in profile facing left. Her hair is tied up. She looks to be wearing some sort of headband.
2007.9.3.87 Female head in profile facing right. Her hair is tied up with plaits.
2007.9.3.88 Young female bust in profile facing right. Her hair is up and she appears to be wearing some sort of crown.
2008.2.1.33 Female figure with back to the 'viewer' her head is turned to look over her right shoulder. The figure appears to be undressing as she is lifting her dress up towards her head, exposing her bottom.
2008.2.1.37 Naked male figure holding a spear. The figure is leaning against a column. At the foot of the column is a small animal (probably a dog) partly obscured by the column. The animal is looking up at the male figure.
2008.2.1.44 The profile of a young woman, from the waist up. She has a band around her head and her hair is tied up. She appears to be looking at a small bouquet of flowers which she holds in her left hand.
2008.2.1.45 The bust of a female figure front on with her head turned slightly to the right. Her hair is tied up and there appears to be a band around her head. The figure appears to winged.
2008.2.1.46 A female figure, naked from the thigh up. She appears to be dancing, her robe billowing around her suggesting movement.
2008.2.1.49 Clothed woman walking amoung naked men, some of whom are bending over either to pick up or put down flowers behind her, and one of which stands in front of her handing her flowers. Tree in the background.
2008.2.1.59 Profile of a female facing to the right, her hair is tied up in an elaborate style.
2008.2.1.63 There are seven figures depicted, one the far right there appears to be a winged figure possible Eros. The male figure on the right next to the winged figure is sitting naked on a donkey, he is holding his right arm in the air above his head possibly in celebration. On the far left there is a male and a female figure possibly dancing, the female figure is holding what appears to be a cup. The third figure on the left is sitting on the floor and appears to be eating or drinking from a cup or bowl. The fourth figure from the left is playing a flute, on the right to this figure there is a woman holding a cup up in the air in her right hand and in her left hand she is holding a staff. They appear to be engaging in a celebration, possibly a drunken procession. The naked male figure riding the donkey is possibly identified as Dionysus.
2008.7.134 Exterior: A fairly wide, flat lip starts about halfway up fragment and curves over to form rim.
2008.7.192 Interior: black overpaint; Exterior: horizontal line made up of two black overpainted dots just under rim of fragment. Possible other decoration but too faded to discern.
2008.7.35 Exterior: one horizontal dark brown line running along the approximate intersection of shoulder and body. Just below this are two small dark brown dots of similar but different sizes. Above the line is a thick, wavy, erratic, dark brown line that dominates the fragment from the line up utn il just under the rim. Interior: two horizontal parallel dark brown lines. The top one is right up on the edge of the rim, the other slightly removed below it.
2008.7.39 Exterior: Base - 4 parallel red/brown lines. Top - single red/brown line parallel to lines on base, but set further up than base lines.
2008.9.13 Interior: greyish-black wash. Exterior: wide greyish-black band overpainted, taking up roughly half the exterior. Above this is a narrower parallel strip of unfinished terracotta containing 14 small dots in a horizontal line towards the top if it. And above this, half of another parallel band overpainted in greyish-black is present.
2009.10.2.354 Male figure climbing up a wall/battlements, ladders are also seen
2009.10.2.402 Bearded male centaur rearing up on his back legs and aiming a bow and arrow to the right. Number 58
2009.8.131 A wolf with swollen breasts. Probably the wolf that brought up Romulus and Remus. Cast number: 77
2009.8.271 Two naked men on the left and on the right side, only wearing a cloak on their shoulders, hanging up a garland. In the middle, a man with a beard and fully dressed, holding something in his hand. Cast number: 2
2009.8.34 A woman with wings, holding a twig in one hand. A snake is curled up to her feet. Probably Nike. There is an inscription on the bottom. Cast number: 97
2009.9.175 A man leaning against a pole wearing a cloak and holding up what looks like a human head. Maybe Perseus. Cast number: 10
2009.9.193 A fighting scene. The man in the middle is rising his sword to kill the man in front of him who is already falling down. The man on the right side is holding up his shield. There is a crescent moon on the left side above the dying man. Cast number: 28
2009.9.221 On the upper part, a man falling down with a chariot pulled by 4 horses. On the bottom, a bearded man looks up and three naked women holding twigs. The downfall of Phaeton. Cast number: 56
2009.9.38 Monkey like figure with a long penis between its legs, holding up both arms with fingers that look like feathers. A bird maybe even a hawk sitting on its head. There are stars above each hand and a twig above the head. Cast number: 52
22.3.5A-B Glaze fired red throughout. On the body below flanged rim, is key below a broad band, on reserved base an incised spiral. Inside is reserved with a broad band immediately inside the rim and a line below it, at the centre are two concentric circles. Lid: around the rim the pattern consists of leaves surroundered by parallel lines. A broad band separates another pattern of palmettes and decorative tendrils. Another broad band of concentric circles leading up to an acorn shaped knob with ridge at its base. Knob is red around bottom but reserved at top. There are also areas of white and black deposits on knob and inside on the underside of the lid and at base.
25.9.2 The inside is black at the base and reserved up the interior walls. On the upper surface around mouth are alternating black and red tongues surrounded by double row of dots between lines. Outside these is black around the curved body down the stem to the foot. Black glaze badly fired revealing many colours. Side of foot is reserved as is resting surface and central base section which is flat but raised a long way inside the footring which is black inside.
26.12.19 Handle black on outside and reserved underneath. Shoulder: rays and long, thin lotus buds; black band at join with body. Top of bod: two rows black dots bordered by smaller white dots. Body: ram in cauldron set on tripod over a fire, flanked by two females holding wreaths on either side. Below is a broad black band with a thin band between reserved bands either side. Lower step of foot black; base reserved. This is probably the scene in which Medea tricked the daughters of Peleus: she killed an old ram, cut up its body and threw it in a boiling cauldron. Medea, a sorceress, restored the ram's life and made it young. Whereupon Pelias' daughters kill Pelias and toss his body into the cauldron. Medea did not, however, restore Pelias' life and was driven out of Iolcus.
26.12.7 Lip decorated with black vertical lines. Interior: Three concentric bands of red, each approximately 1.3 wide. There are three narrower concentric red bands at centre. Four small, round handles, arranged symetricaly, are decorated with the same vertical lines as on the rim. The body is decorated on with three bands: (1) vertical lines in red; (2) triangles filled in with cross-hatching alternating with small loops, each made up of three concentric semi-circles around a dot; (3) triangles inscribed with smaller triangles. Each band of decoration is separated by a triglyph compased of two thin red bands on either side of a thicker red band. There is a thicker red band towards the bottom of the foot. The edge of the foot is decorated with red vertical lines. Inside the flat resting surface are two concentric red bands.
26.7.2 The interior of the vessel is streaky black (uneven) except for the tondo (reddish brown), that depicts a (shadow of a) man, in a short chiton, facing right and advancing. He is holding a (thorny) club with his right hand and his himation with the left one (using it as a shield?), while his sword is visible at his right side. Exterior: The lip bears a thin, black line. The surface of the body is reserved (up to the point where the scene ends) but bears decoration in black. The scene is repeated on both sides; the myth of Heracles and the Bull. Herakles has captured the Bull from the head. Hanging in the background (above them) there are Herakles' club, cloak and quiver. The scene is flanked (left and right) by fan-shaped palmettes (voluted at the bottom with long, narrow divisions). The lower part of the handles' external surface is black and under either of them there is an ivy leaf (heart-shaped). Below the scene, there is a streaky black line and, after a reserved, thin band, the vessel is (streaky) black up to the end of the foot, whose side surface is reserved, though. The base is reserved but bears a red thin band at the center of the resting surface. No incisions or added colour have been used.
33.4.1 Four handles, three with decoration, one without. Decoration black (mostly fired red) and red (purple) on creamy-buff. Zones of pattern: vertical bars (which go up onto the rim and three handles); zigzag; dotted lozenges; triangles separated by hanging loops or dot rosettes. Red used for thin bands dividing each zone. Stem and foot have five redish/black bands round them. Rim of foot edged with small vertical lines. Foot and stem decorated with two more bands. Inside kylix, two black bands round outside, then three smaller in the middle.
34.10.20 Squatting youth; entirely hollow. Right leg drawn up, hand on knee, left leg bent round in front, left hand on ground. Clay deep orange. Trace of pink on body, red at back of head.
34.10.24 Standing female (Leda), left leg slightly bent. Naked with cloak over left leg and held up behind by left hand; swan, with neck stretched upwards, held against right hip. Clay light brown. White slip, blue on cloak. Large rectangular opening in back. On the back of the base is a piece of paper with the number 140 written on it.
35.5.10 Inside black with a reserved line at rim. Outside, head and shoulder of boy with his himation pulled up over the back of his head; on the wall tablets hanging vertically; behind his head part of a fillet hanging up. No relief contour; hair contour reserved; brown lines for marking on tablets; surface an unusually deep red.
45.10.7A-B Lid: The top surface bears part of a central medallion (dots contoured by double, semi-spherical line), encircled by a black line, a red band, a broader black band and a red line. There is also an ivy spray between the last red line and a similar one. At the rim there is a rather careless tongue pattern, with inner dots (identical to the one of the central medallion, only frammed by thin, black lines). Sides: There is the representation of women pursued by the winged Eros. The naked Eros is flying and his himation with white spots on its top is falling over his forearm. At the level of his face there is an inscription, with white colour KALOS and underneath, KALH, above a bent fillet with thin, short, white lines emerging from its endings. The first of the women is headed right, having extended her right? hand towards Eros and holding and raising slightly her drapery (in order to run faster). Her head is missing, but she is probably looking backwards, to see the advancing Eros. The scene is reproduced again: Anoher Eros pursues another woman, who is running towards an altar? (rectangular, altar-shaped constuction, higher than the figures with a decoration of a large cross and dots in between). Among them there is again the inscribed KALOS, KALH. Many fragments have not survived, however this woman's head is not missing. She is looking backwards and wears a diadema, made of white lines. At the other side of the altar? there is another woman approaching it, having escaped the first Eros, but looking back to see him. She wears a white diadema and the same inscription is between her and the Eros. The scene is framed by two red, concentric lines (above and below the figures). The bottom surface is left reserved. Body: There is decoration of laurel stems and berries around the outer surface with details made of added white. This motif is framed (above and below with red, thick lines). The interior of both pieces is black. The feet have a black band on the side (ca 2 cm below their joining part to the body) and the rest of the surface is left reserved, apart from a black line at the rim. Half way up the inside surface of the feet there is a thin, black band. The base's central part is decorated with a broad black, circular band between thin black lines.
45.8.2 Mouth and rim all black and black inside down to base of rim, then reserved. Two handles, one each side, all black. Both sides have a wave pattern above scene. Between tall tendrils: Side A a youth running with a rosette in the field. Side B is a woman running with garland in hand and a fillet hanging up. Black background carelessly applied, overlapping parts of pattern. Reserved band under scene. Foot black on outside, the rest of the underneath is reserved and flat.
47.10.3A-B Lid: glazed black, except for the underside. At the middle of the lid are two purlish-red narrow bands; a third narrow band surrounds the rim of the lid. Lekanis: glazed black, except for the underside. Interior decorated with a purplish-red band high up the outer wall, and two red bands in the bowl; exterior decorated also with three purplish-red bands, two higher up and one lower on the outer wall.
47.6.2A-B Lid: Straight sides and a moulded rim at the top and bottom, both red. The plastic ring at the top of the lid black. The top is decorated with a depiction of a male figure, perhaps Dionysus (Ure) or Pan (Boardman) with horns springing from his head. He wears an animal skin (brownish dots) over his shoulders, with a hoof dangling. He seems to be stepping or sitting on another animal skin. In raised left hand he holds an indeterminate instrument (Ure: handleless fork; Boardman: syrinx) and he rests his right hand, brought before his body, on an oar-shaped object (trumpet; Ure: winnowing fan; Boardman: 'lagobolon'). To his left is the forepart of a pig (or dog?), and to his right, a basket with three corn stalks. There is also a red, thin line at the joining point of the plastic ring and the lid. The decoration of the side surface of the lid is a motif of vertical, hanging, wavy tongues, between reddish brown bands. There is also one inverted heart-shaped motif at some point between the tongues. Body: There is a red line at the rim and another one at half the way up the body, both on the inside and the outside. On the interior there are two, concentric, reddish-brown circles. Exterior: There is also a red line at the bottom of the body, while the disk-shaped ring is reddish-brown. Wide rim at base. Underside is reserved and central section flat.
48.11.8 Diagonal rim directly aggached to a globular body; high swung round handle rises up from the top of the rim and rejoins the body at its middle. from the Small mouth, body is round and extends outwards from directly beneath mouth. Long handle reaches from mouth to middle of body on the side. Raised base. Pot entirely glossed, although (mis?)fired red on lower part of handle, back of body, and base.
48.4.1 The rim of the mouth has leaves all round it. The outside of the rim has a thick black band. On the main zone are pairs of ivy leaves (one pointing up the other down), joined by their vines. In between these are pairs of dot flowers. All of this lies between two pairs of horizontal lines. The slight slope towards the foot is black. The top of the foot is reserved but appears to have once been black. The base of the foot is reserved except for a thin black band on the inside of the rim, another about halfway in, and then a small dot in the centre of the base. The inside of the pot is completely black.
49.1.2 The vessel is covered in black except for decorative bands at the lower part of the neck (red with black vertical lines) and the shoulder (egg-and-dot), the figural scene in the body zone, a frieze (stopt maeanders alternating with cross squares) below the figural zone, narrow bands at the join of body and foot as well as on each step of the foot, and the underside. The scene depicts a nude youth standing in a relaxed pose, 3/4-view to the right. He holds drapery, bunched up, under his left arm, and seems to converse with a drapped woman seated to the left on an undulating rock. She holds a mirror in her right hand. Both are diademed. A small, winged Eros flutters above them, and he has crowned the youth. A single branch emerges from behind the rock. Next comes an older Eros (depicted as an adolescent) seated near profile to the left (the seat is no longer visible), holding an opened box (the type that was used to house alabastra such as that which he decorates, according to Trendall and Cambitoglou 2.605). In the upper left field there is a rectangular motif with a short, black, vertical band on it (perhaps a window), and in the upper right field (behind Eros) a four-part rosette (rodakas) next to a strigil. Below, there is more vegetation. Relief dots detail xxx and added white has been used for xxx.
50.10.3 Interior black. Main zone, lotus chain, dotted. Lower part of body black with one red band. Purple moulding at junction of stem and body. Top of stem reserved and channelled. Outside of footring rounded and black inside of footring black almost up to top, tip of interior of footring and resting surface reserved. Underside of the handles reserved.
50.12.44 The interior is reserved other than a single band of paint. The exterior is reserved with a red pattern made up of irregular lines.
50.3.3 Above foot, and again half-way up to handles, groups of five fine incised lines.
56.8.8 On the exterior of the rim, S pattern. A fight of three warriors between onlookers; on the left, an onlooker between two runners, on the right, a runner between two onlookers and at the back a floral motif (lotus-palmette cross?): Two semi-spherical palmettes chained in the middle by circular bands, dotted in the centre, and held on a columnar motif with similar (only more conical) palmettes as endings (top and bottom) by black strips. Many of the figures appear to be holding spears (in the case of warriors) or have in front of them the same attribute (long, thin, vertical or diagonal lines). There are variations in the rendering of armour, hairstyles and drapery, mostly executed by incisions. The scene is framed by bands, top and bottom. Above the top band is a reserved circle, a thin, red, circular band and then the vessel is black up to the base where there is another red circular band. The interior of the footring is black. The broad, reserved base has a black circle inside a black band in the centre. Additionally, there are six dots (four are bigger) placed randomly on the reserved area of the bottom. Interior: The surface is black from the rim to the tondo, except for two, red, concentric bands approximately 1 cm within the carination, and a similar red band framing the tondo. Inside the tondo is a representaion of a cock in profile to the right with a flower-bud emerging in the background. Red paint: tail, wings. Moreover, incised over the red ring surrounding the tondo there is a mercantile graffito (?). The handles are black but reserved within. The underside of the foot decorated with black dot at the centre, surrounded by black band and 6 black dots around it, uncanonically placed
57.3.4 Decorated with white slip reddish-brown paint. Row of dots between narrow and broad horizontal band. Most of the fragment is taken up with three radiating lines, crossed with small bars. Below this is a broad curved line. The underside is reserved and the clay is ribbed.
60.1.4A-B The rim is painted black. On receptacle laurel spray / leftward chevrons, beneath it broad streaky black band not reaching as far as foot and running up into laurel fringe where the brush in taken off. Ring foot and underside reserved. Edge of lid decorated with evenly spaced black dots. It is framed with 2 black bands. The zone towards the knob is decorated with eggs. Black band defines the zone and the transition to the knob, whose neck is reserved. The upper surface of the knob is black.
60.8.1 Reserved bands on lip and handle zones, heavy black line on lip and dividing the two zones. Handles reserved underneath. Interior black except for a reserved disk in the bottom with two concentric reddish circles inside, then two purple circles applied over black about half-way up, then another single circle just below lip. Reserved thin band on the top of the rim, in the interior. Exterior black beneath the two reserved bands, exterior of footring black, base reserved.
64.7.1 Black band on the interior of the rim, underneath of which a red line. On the interior, bust of a female figure drawn in outline and shown in profile to the left. She has a freckled face (six spots rather than the usual three found on faces in the Sam Wide Group). Her hair is bound up with a spotted kekryphylon (scarf) tied over her forehead. She wears a pine-cone shaped earring and a beaded necklace. Her drapery is clumsily rendered: a himation decorated with a banded (tongues?) border (shown on her left shoulder) over a thin dark chiton (shown on her right shoulder). She holds a thymiaterion (incense burner) out of which streams some smoke (six strands in diluted glaze). The remaining handle is dipped black on the side. On the exterior of the rim, a frieze of black tongues below the rim, with a thin line below. The foot is reserved, except for the interior of the sloping ring.
73.9.23 Fragment with both red and black on it. On the surface (depending which way up you hold it!?)On the left there is the edge of a curve with two black dots inside it, to the right of this is a vertical line. To the right of this line are what could be the edge of two big petals or leaves., in the centre of the first there is a dot and a line. Underneath all of these shapes is the edge of what seems to be a big circle in a red coloured gloss. The back of the fragment is covered in a black glaze that has come out as red in patches(?)
84.8.2 Amphora stamp. Stamp is rectangular and letters are in relief and takes up most of the handle. There is a small hole in the break of the handle.
84.8.3 Amphora stamp. Stamp rectangular and takes up most part of the handle. Letters are still visible but worn. Small hole in break of handle.
E.23.59 String of beads made up of three lines of green cylinders and buff disks, these meet up with a short line of brown beads and then split up into three seperate strings again. There are 14 groups of three lines.
E.62.16 A cubic dice, white in colour with numerical symbols etched on and then painted in black. On all bar one side the symbols are made up of one dot surrounded by two concentric circles, the number of these represents the value of that side. On two sides there are five, on two there are four and six on the fifth. The final side has twelve dots although on this side one symbol consists of one dot and one circle rather than two, also the dots are depicted in groups of twos.
E.62.2 Sculptor's trial piece. White limestone, the sculptor is trying different ways of drawing hair. The bottom of the fragmet has a human head with one way of drawing hair, one braid at the from with several straight lines representing the rest of the hair alon with a band accross the top of the hair. Other methods include small squares, undulating lines and straight parrallel lines made up of small chips into the surphace.
E.62.4 A small limestone tablet with the image of a monkey holding its young. It is square in shape although this appears to because the adult monkey's head has been removed. There is a hole in the centre at the top of the artefact presumably so it could be hung up. The adult monkey is bending it's knees to reduce its height which also gives the idea of closeness between the two creatures. The underside of the artefact has the same image only in reverse and with less detail. There is red pigment remaining on both sides around the feet particularly.
E.63.26 Pointed base and no neck. A possible inscription approximately one third of the way down, although it appears to say "MOM" so is probably modern. This is backed up by the fact that there is no other decoration on the pot.
E.65.3 Dark red polished bowl with flat base and flaring sides. Inside decorated with white/yellow pigment; sylized leaves shaped like chevrons from base to point halfway up inside. Traces of similar decoration from inside of lip down.
L.2005.7.6 Obv: Female head, wearing pendant earring and necklace, hair tied back and up; four dolphins. Rev: Quadriga (four-horse chariot), Nike flying above to crown charioteer; dolphin below.
REDMG:1935.87.29 Heavy fabric. Black all over except underside which is reserved and ruddled. Two handles, one either side are black all over. Stamped inside with four palmettes set crosswise, standing up in relief with an impressed frame.
REDMG:1935.87.8 Inside is black with no reserved sections. Outside is black with a groove just below rim and another two at top of stem. Foot is flat and black on the top but reserved on the side. Black band around very bottom of side of foot. The resting surface is reserved and the inner foot ring is black. Small reserved circle raised up inside foot with a black band and a small black central dot.
REDMG:1947.13.1 Black mouth inside and out, otherwise reserved inside. Below the rim, on the lip, is a white laurel wreath, to right. On neck, between black handles, a 9-leaf palmette, with a black dot for heart and black dot on either side of central petal; black ridge between two black lines; frieze of vertical bars beneath each handle; beneath each handle a large palmette above a pair of volutes, from which emerge vegetal ornament. A: Attenuated ovolo frieze between two black lines; white ribbing (painted); two reserved bands; floral frieze with white head, to left, at centre, emerging from a calyx from which emerge also tendrils, berries, volutes, and blossoms; reserved frieze; scene. B: Continuous maeander to right, between two pairs of lines; black ribbing (painted) between two black lines; flanked by vegetal ornament, from which emerges quarter palmettes and volutes, a female head, profile to left, wearing white stephane, and white sakkos, from which emerges curly black hair, at front and black; white drop earring on an inverted triangle. Below the body zone, around the entire vase, is a decorative band consisting of dotted cross squares (1) alternating with stopt maeanders to left (3) between two reserved bands; black below. Scene, A: A woman, standing in 3/4-view to the right, with head profile to right, hair emerging from the back, a sleeveless, belted chiton, a himation draped over her left arm, a pair of white slippers, holds a palmette fan, with white detail, in her upraised left hand, and a branch (similar to a thyrsos) in her left hand, at a diagonal. She also wears a white stephane and a sakkos with black and white detail, from the back of which emerges a tuft of hair, a white beaded necklace between two thin chains (rendered by black lines), and white snake bracelets on each arm. She faces a naiskos enclosure, decorated in gilded white, with thin Corinthian columns and a black pediment, on a podium decorated with a simple continuous maeander to right, between a two pairs of white lines. Enclosed within the naiskos is a warrior, rendered in white with yellow details, seated in 3/4-view to the left, on a himation, with his legs crossed, and his left elbow resting on the back of his seat. He holds a crested helmet in 3/4-view to the right, at which he stares, and a diagonal spear in his left hand. On the ground below him is a small shield. To the right is a nude youth, standing in a reclining pose, 3/4-view to the left, wearing a white fillet in his hair, and white slippers. He holds a himation, bundled up around his left arm, and an opened box as well as a dotted, fringed sash, in his right hand. A thin rectangular element, perhaps a dagger, emerges from the opened box. A (heart shaped) ivy leaf hangs in the field above him. White dotted lines indicate the groundline between all figures. Details on the shoulder rays and, ornaments in the field, and all figural scenes are rendered in added white, sometimes 'gilded' with yellow wash.
REDMG:1951.159.1 On neck, between black handles, an enclosed palmette (11 petals on A and 9 petals on B; with two concentric arcs for heart on A, black dot for heart on B), black dot on either side of central petal, and black dot in the upper corners; black ridge below black line; frieze of vertical bars below each handle attachment; beneath each handle two superimposed palmettes, with a pair of volutes between, from which emerge tendrils, sprouting quarter palmettes. A: egg-and-dot frieze, between two black lines; white ribbing (painted); two reserved bands; floral frieze on shoulder (four volutes from which emerge flowers, tendrils and secondary volutes) emerging from the lower right; two reserved bands; scene. B: Continuous maeander to right, between two black lines; black ribbing (painted) between two pairs of black lines; a female head, profile to left, wearing a sakkos, from which emerges curly black hair, at front and back. Below the body zone, around the entire vase, is a decorative band consisting of dotted broken stopt maeanders to left (pattern doesnÂ’t match up on side B, to the left) between two reserved bands; black below. Scene, A: A naiskos comprised of two Corinthian columns supporting a tapered epistyle and black pediment, on top of a podium (white maeander on a brown background, between alternating black and white horizontal bands). Two white female figures stand within the naiskos. The figure at left, standing in 3/4-view to the right, wears a himation over her left arm and hips, over a peplos (decorated with two vertical purple bands on the chest). Her hair is bound in a sakkos from which emerges hair at front and back; her jewelry includes a beaded necklace and two bracelets on each wrist. She holds a fan in her raised left hand as well as a wreath in her lowered right hand. She faces another woman (probably the deceased) who is seated in 3/4-view to the left on a stool (diphros) and rests her feet on a footrest (hypopodion). She wears a short sleeved chiton and a purple himation that she holds above her right shoulder in an unveiling gesture (anakalypteria). Her hair too is bound in a sakkos, from which emerges hair at the back; she wears two necklaces, one beaded, and two bracelets on each arm. A small ornament (or pures) hovers in the field between the two women. On either side of the naiskos is a kalathos (basket), below a rosette (red with added yellow and white), above a pair of white balls interspersed with clusters of three white dots, and above a double line of white dots. Each basket (both are identical) is decorated with a cross-square with intervening triangles (top) and alternating bands of zigzags, and white and black lines, as well as a band of vertical bars.
REDMG:1953.25.56 Red on outer surface. Slightly flaring mouth with long neck. Moulded rim at base of neck. Single curved handle. On shoulder are long tongues, band, 'sigma' shapes, band, broad band, bands, pointed tongues up from base. Foot flares out and base flat. Down each side, below handle and opposite side are flat strips that reach from neck to base.
REDMG:1953.25.7 Rounded rim, slightly everted, below which emerge two horizontal handles, round in section, approximating triangular shape, canted slightly up. Side walls, slightly concave, narrow and become slightly convex towards the join spreading, lipped torus ring foot.
REDMG:1953.25.81 The piece consists of half of a foot, which is broken about halfway down its length. The half remaining includes all five toes, with slightly curling little toes and a rather stumpy big toe. The foot sits upon a thick sandal. Under this is a chunk of unworked marble, presumably part of the original base of the statue, which takes up about the same amount of mass as the carved foot does. This underside is rough and worn. The break halfway through the foot in fairly clean, leaving a rough, but planar surface.
REDMG:1953.25.88 Head of woman with shawl coming up toa high point over her head. Hair is piled on her head; melon coiffeure with diadem.
REDMG:1953.25.96 Head of a female with hair tied up into a bundle at the back of her head and appearing to wear a head dress of some sort. Traces of red paint on hair at back of head and on head dress. Long, smooth neck and face with flesh coloured clay.
REDMG:1964.1613.1 Dark red wash all over, around the discus is a rope effect pattern, the relief on the discus is obscured. The base has a raised ring around it which leads off up the back of the lamp towards the handle. Either side of the nozzle appear to be the start of a volute.
REDMG:1964.1657.1 Foot reserved. Going up the stem the object becomes first narrower but then starts to widen out again reaching the widest area around the shoulders of the object. The body then becomes narrow again until reaches the rim of the mouth. A black gloss has been applied to the upper three quarters of the body including the rim and mouth. Dipped, lower part of body reserved. Bottom sloping obliquely, so that it can not stand.
REDMG:1964.1676 Interior: single (red) band near top. Exterior: two bands; band of triangular elements (grape clusters?) alternately up and down; two bands. Reserved walls beneath carination and base.
REDMG:1964.1680.1 Possibly the base of a handle where it joins the object (?) Reserved on both sides but the outer surface has a build up of deposits. Small section of pot attached making it hard to distinguish a shape.
REDMG:1964.1681.1 Single fragment, completely reserved, comprising the base and small part of body, probably of a cup. Base is flat and circular on a small foot. Sides slope up towards the top. Inside is a swirled pattern with a central raised section of excess clay. Fragment is completely reserved.
TEMP.2002.7.1 Bowl with two handles, the rim has a black band around the top which goes both inside and outside the bowl. Below this on the inside, is a very thick black band that stops to leave an empty circle in the centre of the bowl. The handles begin about an inch below the rim on the outside of the bowl, but curve up and out to finish roughly on level with the rim. They are painted with black glaze only on the underside. Above the base of the handles there is a subtle ridge, below which there are three lines of pattern, which look like petals. Below these, there is a thin black band, a small space, and then a thick black band which goes down to the ridge of the foot. The foot itself appears to consist of two flattish disks, the lower with a black band round it. On the bottom of the foot, there is another black band part way in, and then a smaller one with a black dot in the middle.
TEMP.2003.6.24 Fragment of pot, including slight buldge where handle begins. Exterior, black lines on white background. At the right edge of the top there is a triangluar bit of black that looks like it originally belonged to a square surrounded on both verticle sides by twin sets of thin brown verticle lines. Less than 1 from the top there are two brown lines that follow the curve of the jug horizontally spaced .3 apart. Under these lines on the left is a large2.5 hieght figure eight pattern made up of three lines that swirl around to create the eight, with little v's on the outside of the eight pointed away from where the figure eight lines cross. On the right side, two bworn/black lines curve around where the handle would have begun. The handle section is all black, although chipped. Under the figure eight is a .6 thick black lines running horizontally around the pot, broken by a thin pink line a little below the middle. there are two other thin pink lines equidistant from this first one, one above and one below it by about .4, the top pink line being right above the top of the black line. Underneith the bottom pink line is a segment of a different pattern. Interior is black over pink and white, which is worn away enough in many parts to see the pink and white colors. two thin and faded white lines form bands near the top.
TEMP.2003.6.25 Fragment of the middle segment of a plate(?) chalice(?) with the stem that would have held it up broken off. Exterior, white, interior black with two slightly faded relatively thin white lines that would have made a circle, with a white blob (part of an X?) and a red dot on and in between the lines of the possible X within the circles.
TEMP.2003.7.60 Fragment is made up of six smaller fragments, which have been rejoined, comprising the base of a pot. Interior and exterior are glazed black. Just above rim of base is a strip of red with a black line in the middle. Top and underside of base rim is red. Side of rim is black. Underside of base is concaved, with a red center. The red center, under the base, has a black circle around.
TEMP.2022.5.14 On the bottom there are numerous lines that appear to make up a series of triangles within one another.
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