Corinth Object: C 1947 791
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1947 791
Title:   MOLDED RELIEF BOWL
Category Code:   C
Year:   1947
Object Number:   791
Description:   Pottery Typ: 26 Relief Ware Moulded relief bowl of conical form with a flat bottom and a wheelmade rim thickened slightly at lip.
Decoration:   Medallion is surrounded by at least one circle. A ircle around the lower part of the bowl encloses the medallion and a circle of large pellets. four groups of concentric semi-circles are dependant from the rim zone, within each of the central of which is a star. Between the semi-circular groups are large pellets. A double band of stamped leaf and rosette (?) designs decorate the rim zone. All the stamps are well worn except the pellets around the bottom. Decoration reminiscent of macedonian shield design.
Material:   Fine buff clay, well-fired
Munsell Color:   10YR, 8/3
Condition:   Complete profile. Complete profile of bowl missing circa one-tenth of rim an dbody and entire medallion. Glaze is badly worn on interior and exterior.
Manufacture:   mould, wheelmade
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.080, Diam. 0.142.
Period:   3rd c. B.C.
Chronology:   Between 150-146 B.C.
Findspot Description:   Southeast Building, Grid 32:U, Well at N:20, Well at 1947-3, NB 191 p160, September 16, 1947.
Bibliography:   Edwards 1975, Corinth 7.3, cat. 921, P. 184; Edwards, Hesperia 1981 p 191, n. 3; Hesperia Vol 63: 1944, no 3, pp 64+66, fig 2 pl.14
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Edwards, Corinth 7.3, 1975
Publication: Edwards, Hesperia 50.2, 1981
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