Agora Object: P 18243
Inventory Number:   P 18243
Section Number:   ΟΟ 189
    ΟΟ 251
Title:   Bowl Fragments with Relief Decoration
Category:   Pottery
Description:   a) Three joining fragments preserve part of the flaring rim with moulded vertical face and of the wall of a deep bowl. Decoration from top to bottom: two light grooves; then a band of egg and dart; then a line of small horizontally placed dart-shaped ornaments. On the wall below, a cluster of ivy leaves and berries suggesting the head of a thyrsos; to the left, part of an uncertain object.
b) Small wall fragment, preserving the upper part of a bearded male figure, nude, standing left with a cloak over his left arm and a thyrsos(?) in his left hand. Dionysos?
Fine light red clay; excellent dark red glaze. Western Sigillata.
ADDENDA "Attributed by Stenico to Gn. Ateius of Arezzo; the figure is identified as Hermes (not Dionysos) identical with that in Dragendorff-Watzinger, Arretinische Reliefkeramik, Beil 2,13, 14, which Stenico attributes to the same Ateius." HAT, letter of March 1, 1971; reference given him by Prof. Howard Comfort of Haverford.
Context:   Latest Roman fill and second layer under floor of Building C, room 3, respectively.
Notebook Page:   978
Negatives:   Leica, XXIX-40, 93-43-28
PD Number:   PD 1171-101
Dimensions:   P.H. a) 0.065, b) 0.05; Est. Diam. (rim) 0.19
Date:   16 June, 5 July 1947
Section:   ΟΟ
Grid:   ΟΟ:62-64/ΚΣΤ-Μ
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Hesperia 17 (1948), pl. LXIX:1.
    Agora XXXII, no. 678, fig. 22, pl. 39
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Dragendorff-Watzinger, Arretinische Reliefkeramik, Beil 2,13, 14.
References:   Publication: Agora XXXII
Publication: Hesperia 17 (1948)
Image: 2012.79.1427 (93-43-28)
Image: 2012.51.1432 (XXIX-40)
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Card: P 18243
Card: P 18243