Corinth Object: W 27
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   W 27
Title:   GEOMETRIC AMPHORA
Category Code:   W
Object Number:   27
Description:   Amphora with small ring foot; bulbous body with max. diam. ca. at middle, curving continuously into small cylindrical neck, flaring to echinus mouth; 2 vertical strap handles from shoulder to upper neck.
Decoration:   Below handles 2 reserved lines, broad band decoration with 7 to 9 short reserved lines in groups, adjacent groups slanting in opposite directions. Horizontal handle bars. Glaze largely black.
Material:   Fine light buff clay with greenish cast, rather impure.
Condition:   Complete or intact. Intact with slight cracks. Glaze largely gone.
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.293, Diam. foot 0.08, Diam. max. 0.20, Diam. lip 0.103
Bibliography:   Corinth VII.1, n. 35; GGP, p. 93.
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Weinberg, Corinth 7.1, 1943
Image: bw 2996