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Fragment of neck and amygdaloid handle with a gradual curve from a Knidian pottery transport amphora. Clay medium orange-brown with grey core; mixed inclusions.. Rectangular stamp at top of handle with Greek inscription and perhaps prow symbol.
- Made in: Knidos
- (Asia,Turkey,Aegean Region (Turkey),Caria,Knidos)
- Found/Acquired: Naukratis
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
- KT396 (Virginia Grace's unpublished K(nidian) T(ype) series)
- Height: 11.7 centimetres (Max preserved)
- Height: 4 centimetres (Handle)
- Width: 2.3 centimetres (Handle)
- Width: 4.7 millimetres (Stamp)
- Height: 2 millimetres (Stamp)
Inscription Typecontrol mark
Inscription Positiontop of handle
Inscription Contentεπ̣ι̣ Σ̣ωσιφρονος̣| Κνιδιον| Διοδοτο[
Inscription Translationin the term of Sosiphron; of the Knidians; Diodotos
Inscription CommentRectangular stamp. Prow symbol?
Names, Sosiphron and Diodotos.
Not on display
Greek & Roman Antiquities
Neck and amygdaloid handle with a gradual curve from a transport amphora. Clay medium orange-brown with grey core; mixed inclusions.. Rectangular stamp at top of handle with Greek inscription and prow? symbol.
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Object reference number: GAA72133
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