Agora Object: P 18932
Inventory Number:   P 18932
Section Number:   ΝΝ 4009
Title:   Moldmade Bowl
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Profile nearly complete; about one-quarter of the rim preserved. Restored in plaster. Four rows of small grooved overlapping leaves around the medallion. Figured zone: at right, a mermaid, left, blowing on a conch(?) held in her right hand; in her outstretched left hand, an oinochoe. A petticoat of large leaves at the junction of the fish tail and her body. Perched on the curving loop of her tail at the back, Eros, playing the double flutes. Facing her, a tiger, one forepaw raised, head turned back left. Balancing by one arm on his back, and swinging a short thyrsos(?) in the other, a youthful nude figure. Beyond, at left of fragment, the mermaid again.
Patterned band below rim: guilloche, topped by reverse spirals with palmettes between. Scraped groove below out-turned rim.
Firm black glaze. Made from a good fresh mould.
Context:   Koukla factory fill, mixed to 1st. c. B.C. (Fill proper and fill of terrace to west.)
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.075; Est. Diam. (rim) 0.13
Date:   30-31 May 1947
Section:   ΝΝ
Grid:   ΝΝ:76-79/ΙΣΤ-ΙΘ
Deposit:   C 20:2
Lot:   Lot ΝΝ 460
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Agora XXII, no. 181, pp. 19, 20, 27, 28.
References:   Publication: Agora XXII
Publication Pages (5)
Drawing: PD 2278-15 (DA 8252)
Drawing: PD 2278-15 (DA 6020)
Deposit: C 20:2
Notebook: ΝΝ-33
Notebook: ΝΝ-35
Notebook: ΝΝ-44
Notebook Page: ΝΝ-33-96 (pp. 6582-6583)
Notebook Page: ΝΝ-35-27 (pp. 6844-6845)
Notebook Page: ΝΝ-44-57
Card: P 18932
Card: P 18932