- Museum number
Clay: brown clay, small mica, semilustrous brown-black paint.
Shape: slightly oblique lip, dented; squat globular body, broad ring foot; vertical strap handles on the shoulder.
Decoration: Dark ground. Reserved panel between handles: double zigzag between lines. Triple reserved band below. Handles barred. Broad band inside rim.
- Production date
Diameter: 9 centimetres (of rim)
Height: 10.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
: A non-Attic shape of Euboeo-Cycladic origin (GGP 153-6) that Melos shares with Naxos (N. Kourou, Anaskaphes Naxou, to Notio Nekrotapheio tes Naxous kata te geometrike periodo [Athens, 1999], 31-3, nos. 3-4), assuming Atticising decoration in MG. It survives into Melian LG with a taller neck (GGP 184, n.6).
Bibliography: GGP 170-1, pl. 34.1.
- Not on display
- Rim chipped, worn.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number