Agora Object: P 1739
Inventory Number:   P 1739
Section Number:   ΣΤ 1058
Title:   Neck Amphora Fragment
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Fragment from neck of amphora(?).
Decorated with water bird right; the wings of an animal (another water bird?), painted with purple and incisions to right, with a solid circle surrounded by dots as a filling ornament.
Light red clay. Lustrous black paint with purple applied on it (cf. the birds on the handles of the Athens Nessos amphora, with which this appears to be contemporary). It is one of the latest Protoattic sherds from this area, dating probably in the last quarter of the 7th c. B.C.
Context:   Geometric area outside house; from surface filling.
Negatives:   Leica, 91-08-26
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.075; P.W. 0.095
Date:   27 April, 5 May 1932
Section:   ΣΤ
Deposit:   H 17:4
Lot:   Lot ΣΤ 165
Period:   Protoattic
Bibliography:   BSA 35 (1934-1935), p. 219.
    Hesperia 2 (1933), p. 582, no. 171, fig. 43.
    Agora XXIII, no. 130.
References:   Publication: Agora XXIII
Publication: Hesperia 2 (1933)
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 128, p. 114
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 133, p. 117
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 355, p. 339
Image: 2012.21.0251 (3-16)
Deposit: H 17:4
Card: P 1739
Card: P 1739