Red varnished pottery salt-cellar with a circular flat base, rim is chipped, partially reconstructed, the glaze is worn and uneven from firing, and there are traces of a whitish deposit in places.
- Made in: Attica
- Excavated/Findspot: Fikellura Cemetery, Tomb 266
- (Europe,Greece,Dodecanese,Rhodes,Fikellura Cemetery (Kamiros))
- Diameter: 5.75 centimetres
- Height: 2.75 centimetres
- Diameter: 6.3 centimetres
Greek & Roman Antiquities
Pottery: alabastron. Design black, partly painted and partly outlined, on drab ground. On either side of the vase, ears. An Amazon (?) to right looking to left, with long hair, short chiton and embroidered linen cuirass, beneath which are a sleeved jerkin and anaxyrides in one piece, embroidered with rows of white dots. She has a quiver at her back and double-headed battle-axe in right hand; over her left arm is an embroidered chlamys with zigzag border. On the right is a small table; beyond it, a palm-tree, roughly drawn.
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Object reference number: GAA66802
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