Agora Object: AP 2556
Inventory Number:   AP 2556
Title:   Deep bowl: Patterned
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mycenaean skyphos, incomplete.
Interior: flaked red slip. Exterior: wide concentric band about mouth. Below handles, two double narrower bands with a reserved space in between. In the intervening zone, on either side, two centered spirals facing out, with lateral extensions. Bands over the four handle joins. About the stem of the foot is a fourth band.
Buff clay.
ADDENDA 2018: Medium sized deep bowl with flaring rim and two horizontal, round-section handles (neither fully preserved). The base is a raised ring.
Decoration consists of a medium band on the exterior rim and two medium bands below the handles. Decoration in handle zone consists of antithetic spirals with fill of chevrons. There is a narrow band around the exterior of the foot. The interior is monochrome. The paint is evenly fired orange-red. Handles apparently tri-splashed (but not fully preserved). No visible use-wear.
Furumark Shape: 285; Furumark Motif 1: 50; Furumark Motif 2: 58
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Oscar Broneer, Nb. No. 5. Aglaurion, ca. 6.70-7m.
WA (1), I(1), II(4), III(2), IV(1), V(2), VI(1), X(1), XII(1), UK (9).
Notebook Page:   72
Dimensions:   H. 0.145; Diam. (mouth) 0.143
H. 0.144; Diam. (rim) 0.140-150 (60%); Diam. (base) 0.065 (70%)
Chronology:   LH IIIC Early-Middle
Date:   21 May 1938
12-13 June 1937
6 April 1938
Elevation:   6.70-7.00m.
Bibliography:   Hesperia 8 (1939), p. 367, fig. 44,a.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 8 (1939)
Card: AP 2556