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vessel

Object / Artefact › Archaeology
  • Other titles
    alabastron
  • Description
    ceramic vessel. Restricted globular vessel. Alabastron form. Two handles would have joined the rim to the upper body, but only one remains. Part of the rim missing. Painted with design showing horses and riders. Floral design on the rim and base. Corinthian. Rim diameter: 29 mm, Base diameter: 20 mm, Max. diameter: 43 mm.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    34698, 1956.116.6
  • Accession number
    1956.116.6
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
Uncaptioned
Uncaptioned

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1956.116.6, 34698
  • Notes
    addition to ethnology card reads: "ALABASTRON. Corinthian c.630. Forequarters of two horses being ridden by male figures."
  • Person
  • Date
    1970
    1 January 1970 to 31 December 1970
  • Culture
  • Production
    CyprusMediterranean SeaEurope
    Circa 0630 BC
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › ceramic
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 43mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 43mm
    • 0 - Whole depth : 82mm
    • 0 - Whole Weight : 43g
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts (Category)
    › Containers (Classification)
    › Vessel (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    18 December 1998

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