Agora Object: P 15027
Inventory Number:   P 15027
Section Number:   ΓΓ 272
Title:   Guttus with Maker's Signature: Gray Ware
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Ενεπίγραφος ασκός με ανάγλυφο σώμα και προσωπείο σατύρου στη βάση της λαβής 150 - 86 π.Χ.
Category:   Pottery
Description:   The end of the spout, fragments of the wall and about two-thirds of the rim missing; restored in plaster.
Squat pear-shaped jug on ridged flaring ring foot; narrow neck; broad round mouth with down-turned lip. Triple-ridged moulded ring handle; tubular spout set close to handle. Strainer at base of neck.
The upper body made in a Megarian bowl mould, inverted; tongue pattern and large leaves on the shoulder; small imbricated leaves alternating with dotted concentric half circles below. Lower body plain. On the downturned lip, egg and dart pattern. At the base of the handle, a satyr-head mask. The maker's name was inscribed in the mould, the letters alternating with the ornament on the shoulder, upside down with respect to the pot: <graphic>
Flaky gray micaceous clay; dull black glaze badly worn.
Cf. Delos, Courby (1922), Les Vases Grecs a Reliefs, pl. IXe, p. 332 and p. 331, fig. 63.
Cf. Athens, AM (1901) pp. 59-70 (Watzinger).
Cf. for Ariston, Agora IV, pp. 175-176, Type 51B.
For same signature on lamps, cf. L 1858, L 3863, L 1392.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Ασκός με ανάγλυφο διάκοσμο. Λείπουν θραύσματα από το σώμα, τη βάση και το χείλος του αγγείου. Φέρει φυτική και γεωμετρική διακόσμηση.
Context:   Well, unfinished.
Notebook Page:   1162
Negatives:   Leica, color slide
PD Number:   PD 1231-19
Dimensions:   H. 0.145; Diam. 0.123
Date:   12 May 1939
Section:   ΓΓ
Grid:   ΓΓ:51/ΜΣΤ
Elevation:   -1.58--1.58m.
Masl:   -1.58m.
Deposit:   F 19:6
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Agora IV, p. 176, n. 58.
    Agora XXII, no. 410, pp. 1, 2, 31, 32, 38, 39-40, 42, 75.
Published Type:   L 1858
    L 3863
    L 1392
    Courby (1922), pl. IXe, p. 332 and p. 331, fig. 63.
    AM (1901) pp. 59-70.
    Agora IV, pp. 175-176, Type 51B.
References:   Publication: Agora IV
Publication: Agora XXII
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Images (23)
Deposit: F 19:6
Card: P 15027
Card: P 15027