Drinking Vessel card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Drinking Vessel

49.18.417

Currently not on display

Information

Apulian ribbed cup with a stem foot, a conical body, a wide rim and two side upright handles in the shape of an ear lobe at each side of the cup. The decoration is of the Gnathian technique with white applied decoration along the ribs of the external body of the cup and two parallel zones of vertical short lines just below the external rim. The base of the foot has a round zone of whote to light clay dots all along it. The interior of the cup is black A small area of the body has a crack. The Gnathian technique involved the application of black-glaze with details added in other colours (white, yellow and red)