Gnathia Mug


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Artifact Identification Gnathia Mug   (1921.01.0008)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical, 300 BCE.
Culture South Italian Greek, Apulian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 12.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 7.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 4.6 cm
Weight 194 g
Measuring Remarks 7.6 cm in the diameter of the opening. 4.6 cm is the diameter of the foot.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Dark Reddish Orange (10R 4/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

APULIAN GNATHIA MUG SHAPE AND ORNATMENT Round body, broad neck with flaring rim, loop handle, foot in two degrees. On the neck, from top to bottom are: a band, dots on either side of a double line, wide band , all bordered and separated by double lines. On the lower body are two incised lines. Upper part of the foot reserved and washed with red. Edge of foot grooved. ACCESSORY COLORS Red: band and wide band. White: double lines. Yellow:" double line and dots. Attributed to the Knudson Group by J. R. Green in a letter dated 8/14/79). -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 60, 5.

Description N/A

Naples 1209 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Napoli 3 [Italia 24], p. 13, p1. 64:7)


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 48, Plate 60, 5.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Mary L. Trowbridge Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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