Agora Object: AP 2748
Inventory Number:   AP 2748
Title:   Basin Fragment: Patterned
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Large fragment of shallow bowl or basin decorated on outside with debased form of marine animal.
Glossy reddish - brown paint on buff clay.
ADDENDA 2018: Seven sherds mended into one large fragment of a deep basin with rounded rim. No other features are preserved.
The exterior decoration consists of stemmed bowl banding with two medium bands running below the handle zone. In the handle zone there is a highly stylized cuttlefish motif.
The interior is monochrome. On the lip there is a narrow reserved band filled with wavy line. The paint is thick and fairly evenly applied, fired brown. There are slight traces of use-wear on the exterior of the body and lip of the rim, consisting of parallel vertical scratches. There are no traces of burning.
Furumark Shape: 294Large fragment of shallow bowl or basin decorated on outside with debased form of marine animal.
Glossy reddish - brown paint on buff clay.
Context:   Oscar Broneer, Nb. No. 5. Aglaurion.
VIII(2), X(4), UK(1).
Notebook Page:   73, 74, 76
Dimensions:   Max. Dim. 0.18
H. 0.100; Diam. (rim) 0,280 (7%)
Chronology:   LH IIIC
Date:   27, 28, 29 April 1938
Elevation:   13-14m.
Bibliography:   Hesperia 8 (1939), p. 371, fig. 52.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 8 (1939)
Card: AP 2748