Attic Black Glaze Salt Cellar or Small Bowl
|Artifact Identification||Attic Black Glaze Salt Cellar or Small Bowl (1911.02.0015)|
|Dimension 1 (Diameter)||15.5 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Height)||5.2 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.4 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||The diameter of the base is 8.7 cm. The depth is the thickness of the bowl wall.|
|Manufacturing Processes||Throwing, Firing, Glazing|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2/ 3.1% R) -Main color. Light Yellowish Brown (7.5YR 7/6) -Chipped area. Strong Brown (5YR 4/6) -Rusty area.|
Attic Black-Glaze: Salt Cellar or Small Bowl Shape and Ornament: Shallow body with incurving rim and wide ring-base. Stamped palmettes on interior. Above base, a reserved groove with traces of red wash. Underside of foot glazed except for resting surface, which is reserved, grooved and covered with red wash. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 35, 3.
Agora P 1960 (Sparkes and Talcott, The Athenian Agora vol. 12: Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C., 1970. pp. 137, 302, no. 944, pl. 33 [two views]). Royal Ontario Museum 919.5.71. Hayes, Greek and Italian Black-gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum, 1984. pp. 40–41, no. 66, with additional comparanda.
James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 33, Plate 35, 3. Divisions for region taken from: Baines & Málek 1980 Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Egypt Exploration Society|