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ID number:  BIRRC-X0826
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Archaeology Collection
Title / Object name:  Kantharos
Object type:  Ceramic
Date made:  Late 5th century BC
Materials:  Clay
Measurements:  9.65 (with handles: 14.49) x 13.98cm
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Fineware kantharos of grey-brown clay and matt black glaze. High strap handles pulled from the rim and twisted over to join the lower body. Sharply carinated body/lower belly join, and a high flaring foot. Two incised parallel lines around the rim, and a pressed square pattern around the carination. Complete and in good condition; some white encrustation on undesride of foot and on one handle.

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