Glazed composition vessel fragment. Lower half of figure in high relief of woman dancing to front with left foot kicked up; wears long chiton, pleats falling away from central fold, and hem? selvedge(?) indicated on right with short horizontal lines. Base line below figure modelled as projecting ridge. Glaze- thick, blue-green similar to other Ptolemaic frags, no secondary colouring. Core- yellowish, red to white, very fine, medium hard. Inside roughly finished, although glazed, with some deep porosities.
- Excavated/Findspot: Naukratis
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
- Height: 5.15 centimetres
- Width: 4.8 centimetres
- Thickness: 2.45 millimetres (figure in relief)
- Thickness: 0.6 centimetres (wall of vessel)
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA17920
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