Mug, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Mug, Black-Glaze   (1922.01.0128)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical Period, 450–425 BCE
Culture Greek, Attic
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 13.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 12.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 10.5 cm
Weight 322 g
Measuring Remarks D3 is the rim diameter. The base diameter is 6.6 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Glazing, Painting, Throwing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ATTIC BLACK-GLAZE MUG Shape and Ornament: Ovoid body decorated with molded ribs with incised tops. Double handle splits at the flared rim into two projections. Fully glazed, including the underside of the base. Found in Rome. About 450-425 B.C. --Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 33, 6.

Description N/A

Agora P 15038 (Sparkes and Talcott, The Athenian Agora vol. 12: Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C., 1970. P. 250, no. 203, pl. II).


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 30, Plate 33, 6.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection, Dedicated in honor of Demitri Shimkin.
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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