About this object

Tankard with one vertical handle extending above the rim, a tall cylindrical neck and a carinated body. The fabric is of buff clay and the decoration in redding brown is geometric: a band of a continuous triple zig zag line just below the rim ends in a dotted circle by the handle area. A large maeander band filled with parallel diagonal lines along the neck ends in four vertical dotted circles. The carinated body has also a band of a continuous zig zag line which ends in a large dotted circle. The fabric and the shape of the jug may be imitating simiar shapes in metal.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Attic
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Athens
  • Date made
    9th Century BC - 8th Century BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Professor Droop, 1963
  • Collector
    John Percival Droop
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Athens
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    125 mm x 120 mm; 4 15/16 in x 4 3/4 in
  • Related people
    John Percival Droop (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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