Ring Guttus

1922.01.0062

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Artifact Identification Ring Guttus   (1922.01.0062)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical, 400 – 350 BCE
Culture South Italian Greek, Apulian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 15.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 10.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 7.8 cm
Weight 290 g
Measuring Remarks D1 and D2 include the spout. D3 is the diameter of the base. The body diameter without spout is 11.6 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Handbuilding, Firing, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Light Yellowish Brown ( 10 YR 7.5/3.5) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

APULIAN (?) RING GUTTUS Shape and Ornament: Doughnut-shaped body with strap handle and flaring spout. Around the shoulder is a laurel wreath which stops on either side of both handle and spout. Underside of foot reserved. Accessory Colors: Yellow: Laurel Wreath. Probably from Southern Italy. First half of the fourth century B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 61, 6.

Description N/A
Comparanda

Heidelberg 26/61 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Heidelberg 2 [Deutschland 23], p. 48, pl. 85:6).

Bibliography

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 50, Plate 61, 6.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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