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Artifact Identification Kothon   (1922.01.0145)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Beauty Supplies
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Graeco - Roman, 210–80 BCE
Culture Graeco-Italic

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 10.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 4.3 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 156 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Slip
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Incising, Firing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.25/ 3.8% R) -Shoulder. Grayish Reddish Brown (2.5YR 3/2) -Rim. Moderate Reddish Brown (2.5YR 4/4) -Dark area of red slip on base.

Research Remarks

Published Description

ITALIC BLACK-GLAZE KOTHON Shape and Ornament: Convex body, overturned lip. On the exterior are incised slashes interrupted by incised X's. From Florence. Campanian. Late third or early second century B.C. --Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 63, 1.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 53, Plate 63,1.

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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