Corinth Object: MF 1975 135
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   MF 1975 135
Title:   BRONZE SAUCEPAN
Category Code:   MF
Year:   1975
Object Number:   135
Description:   One-handled wide shallow saucepan with false base consisting of flat bottom, vertical sides, body curves down, then out and up with vertical profile to narrow outturned rim. Handle hollow with seam running length of anterior surface. Handle has nail holes, with corresponding nail holes in vessel body. Posterior side of handle attachment narrows to point and ends touching false base on underside of vessel body. Similar to MF-223 (Davidson 1952, Corinth 12, cat. 543).
Material:   Bronze.
Condition:   Complete profile. Five frgts. (2 joining but not mended, 3 non-joining), preserving virtually complete saucepan, handle. Holes and corrosion throughout. Hollow handle separated from vessel body.
Period:   Late Byzantine (1059-1210 AD)
Chronology:   2nd quarter to mid-13th c. CE, according to Sanders; comparanda Late Byzantine
Area:   Forum southwest
Context:   NB625 B94 P100
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Monument: Forum southwest
Image: digital 2017 0231
Image: digital 2017 0232