Agora Object: P 15234
Inventory Number:   P 15234
Section Number:   ΕΕ 237
Title:   Three-Handled Amphora
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Τρίωτος πιθαμφορέας διακοσμημένος με ναυτίλους Tέλος 15ου αι. π.Χ.
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mended from many pieces. Small fragments, chips and flakes missing. Flaring lip, flat on top with Z-pattern near inner edge. Neck glazed, with raised ring setting it off from body. Three vertical loop handles on upper part of body, with raised bump projecting below. Each handle at its upper and lower attachment is pierced by a small diagonal hole. The upper half of the body is decorated with elaborate nautilus, plant or octopus-like designs with spirals. The lower half of the body is glazed with groups of horizontal reserved lines. False torus foot. Flat bottom.
Buff clay, badly flaked, especially on interior. Glaze dull black to brownish, rather flaked.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Τρίωτος πιθαμφορέας. Φέρει τρεις τοξωτές λαβές στο ύψος του ώμου. Στο άνω τμήμα του σώματος διακρίνεται διακόσμηση από σπείρες.
Context:   Mycenaean chamber tomb, ledge at east end.
Notebook Page:   427 ff.
Negatives:   Leica, IX-96, XX-22, XX-23, XX-24, XX-31, XX-32, XX-35, color slide
PD Number:   Ptg. 279
Dimensions:   H. 0.48; Diam. 0.39
Date:   26 May 1939
Section:   ΕΕ
Deposit:   N 21-22:1
Period:   Mycenaean
Bibliography:   AA 55 (1940), pp. 159-160, fig. 27.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 281, fig. 18 and p. 280, fig. 17.
    AJA 43 (1939), p. 582, figs. 7, 8.
    BCH 63 (1939), p. 291, fig. 5.
    Agora XIII, no. I 1.
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Drawing: DA 6744
Images (47)
Deposit: N 21-22:1
Card: P 15234
Card: P 15234