- Museum number
Sherd of Clazomenian black-figure painted pottery broad amphora (Urla Group), incorporated into in a modern plaster reconstruction together with several other sherds. Vessel as reconstructed: Neck, palmette. Body, dots: A (formed of 1888,0208.109, 76b and 113d), part of centre of panel - woman flute-player between two comasts (only parts of knee and shin (?) remain of the one on the right; an accidental splodge of paint above the buttock of the other); B (formed of 1888,0208.108 and perhaps 77c), two comasts, woman flute-player, two comasts. Purple for beards, hair of comast, skirt of woman on A ; for two stripes on dark area below panel; on necking ring. White for female flesh, for flutes, for stars on skirt of woman on B, and for dots along edges of and stars on cloak of woman on A.
- Production date
- 530BC (circa)
Height: 8.25 centimetres (unjoined sherd)
Height: 18.40 centimetres (whole, as made up)
Length: 15.24 centimetres (unjoined sherd)
- Curator's comments
Cook (in CVA BM 8, p. 26) notes that the the reasons for the two wavy incisions on the elbow of the second comast on B are not clear. Neck palmette of same type as BM GR 1888,0208.107.
Cf. also Cook, BSA xlvii, 13, no. C II.18.
Cook (CVA BM 8, p. 26) suggests that BM GR 1888.0208.77.c may join
reconstructed with BM GR 1888,0208.76.b, 1888,0208.108, 1888,0208.113.d
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Joined objects
Joined Object Group: G16259 (3 objects)
Associated Group: G16261 (6 objects)