Body, rim and sherds of Amphora card

Body, rim and sherds of Amphora

56.217.42

Currently not on display

Body, rim and seven sherds of a White Painted III type amphora with ony one horizontal handle surviving on the shoulder of the amphora. The handle is painted in brown slip and its shadow is reflected on the shoulder of the amphora. The body is lobular and the neck is wide and short. The rim is flat and circular and decorated with a thick brown circular band and parallel lines all around its edge. There are two thick horizontal bands framed by thinner lines at the lower and higher part of the body. On the shoulder there are four panels comprising of a stripe of vertical lozenges and framed by three vertical lines on each side. In between the panels there are four small concentrics. The amphora has been joined by different pieces with seven more sherds loose.