Agora Object: AP 1074
Inventory Number:   AP 1074
Title:   Deep Bowl Fragment: Patterned
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Broken in two pieces.
Bands, parallel lines, scallops and spirals in brown on buff.
ADDENDA 2017:
1 joining rim body sherd (mended from two pieces). From Lot 478, Layer VI A (Depth 7-9.30m).
2 non-joining body sherds (fragments b and c), Layer II (Depth 3-5m).
ADDENDA 2018: Eight sherds mended into three sections to a large deep bowl with a flaring rim and low ring base.
The exterior decoration includes a medium rim band, two narrow bands running below the handle zone, and two narrow bands placed at the junction of the bowl and the ring base. In the handle zone, the decoration is panelled with a central triglyph with inverted joining semi-circle fill flanked by antithetic spirals with a chevron fill.
The interior is monochrome with a narrow reserved band at the lip. The paint is thick and uniformly applied.
The firing is uneven, ranging from light to dark brown. There are no clear traces of use-wear or burning as preserved.
Furumark Shape: 285; Furumark Motif 1: 75; Furumark Motif 2: 42; Furumark Motif 3: 50; Furumark Motif 4: 58
Notes:   Among Aglaurion sherds. Drawer II.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Dorothy A. Schierer, Nb. No. 11.
II(2), III(1), IV(1), VI(2), IX(1), UK(2).
Notebook Page:   81
Dimensions:   Max. Dim. a) 0.092, b) 0.045, c) 0.04
H. 0.145; Diam. (rim) 0.170 (3%); Diam. (base) 0.75 (16%)
Chronology:   LH IIIC Middle
Date:   3 June 1937
Period:   Mycenaean
Bibliography:   Hesperia 8 (1939), p. 368, fig. 45,b.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 8 (1939)
Image: 2015.05.0529
Card: AP 1074