Figure Amphora

1993.17.0001

Photo of Figure Amphora

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Figure Amphora   (1993.17.0001)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Materials T&E : Food Processing & Preparation T&E : Food Storage Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West, Greece
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 570 BCE
Culture Greek
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 35.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 29.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 15.9 cm
Weight 2123 g
Measuring Remarks D3 is the rim diameter.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing, Painting, Handbuilding
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.5) -ns Brownish Orange ( 5 Y R 5/6) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Purchased from J. Russell Vaky with funds from Mr. Vaky in memory of his parents.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Photo: Heritage Oct. 1993, p. 5. Photo: heritage Oct. 1995, p. 10. Photo: Daily Illini, July 25, 2005, advertisement for Spurlock Museum. Photo: Explore the World Spurlock Museum. Photo: Explore the World Spurlock Museum, 2007.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of James Russell Vaky '33 In Memory of my father, George Demetrios Vaky.
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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