Pottery: coarse ware unguentarium; brick-red clay with superabundant black particles, iron and black mica; overall off-white slip; cupped bevelled rim, very tall cylindrical neck and elongated ovoid body with bevelled ring foot; handle with sub-oval section, two ribs; light horizontal ribbing on upper part of body.
- Made in: Naples, Bay of
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Bay of Naples)
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Diameter: 5.5 centimetres (rim)
- Diameter: 7.5 centimetres (base)
- Height: 37.3 centimetres
9 July 2002
Reason for treatment
Stable condition, but surface very dirty and ingrained.
Surface first dry cleaned using Wishab sponge (vulcanized latex,filler). Putty rubber was also used to try and remove ingrained areas of dirt.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA45209
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