Agora Object: P 17455
Inventory Number:   P 17455
Section Number:   ΞΞ 226
Title:   Amphora
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Αμφορέας με κάθετες λαβές
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Nearly complete; most of rim, one handle, and body fragments restored. Low flat base and egg-shaped body with high neck and flaring rounded lip. Vertical band handles, shoulder to below rim. Unglazed. A triple band between base and shoulder, and wide band bordered by narrow ones below shoulder. On shoulder, front and back, two sets of compass-drawn concentric half-circles, the centers filled solid; each pair separated by double verticals, bordered with wavy lines. Neck reserved; band at its junction with body, and glaze on under and outer faces of rim. On handle, St. Andrew's cross.
Attic clay; glaze black to dull brown.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Πρωτογεωμετρικός υψίλαιμος αμφορέας. Λείπουν θραύσματα από το χείλος, το σώμα και η μία λαβή του αγγείου. Αποκατεστημένος με γύψο. Στο ύψος του ώμου φέρει διακόσμηση από ομόκεντρα ημικύκλια και κυμάτια.
Context:   Protogeometric pit-well; well fill.
Notebook Page:   559
Negatives:   Leica, color slide
PD Number:   DA 9696
Dimensions:   H. 0.39; Diam. 0.25
Date:   July 1946
Section:   ΞΞ
Grid:   ΞΞ:105-107/ΛΔ-ΛΘ
Elevation:   -4.2--4.2m.
Masl:   -4.2m.
Deposit:   A 20:5
Period:   Protogeometric
Bibliography:   Hesperia 71 (2002), pp. 169-170, fig. 15 c.
    Hesperia 30 (1961), p. 162, noted under no. 26.
    Desborough (1952), p. 9.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 30 (1961)
Publication: Hesperia 71 (2002)
Drawing: PD 2916 (DA 5431)
Images (40)
Deposit: A 20:5
Notebook: ΞΞ-2
Notebook: ΞΞ-3
Notebook Page: ΞΞ-2-100 (pp. 389-390)
Notebook Page: ΞΞ-3-84 (pp. 559-560)
Card: P 17455