Gnathia Mug


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Artifact Identification Gnathia Mug   (1921.01.0011)
  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) 11.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 7.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 4.0 cm
Weight 133 g
Measuring Remarks 7.2 cm is the diameter of the opening and 4.0 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 Round body, broad neck with flaring rim, loop handle, foot in two degrees. Decoration on the lip and shoulder of vase. From top to bottom: incised line, egg pattern, double incised line, dots, band, interlocking s-curves, band. Upper part and underside of stepped foot reserved. ACCESSORY COLORS Red: two bands. White: egg pattern and dots. Yellow: filling of incised line, and interlocking s-curves. Interior glazed to base of neck. Attributed to the Knudson Group by J. R. Green (in a letter dated 8/14/79). Around 300 B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 60, 4.

Description N/A

Stuttgart KAS 221 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Stuttgart I [Deutschland 26], p.63, p1.58:9


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 48, Plate 60, 4.

Artifact History

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

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