Agora Object: P 459
Inventory Number:   P 459
Section Number:   ΣΤ 425
Title:   Vessel Fragment
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Thick semi-cylindrical fragment, from stand or neck of large pot. Three legs and the underpart of the body of a beast are preserved; animal proceeding left.
Coarse pinkish-buff clay, with slightly lighter slip. Inside unglazed. Decoration in rather dull brownish-black glaze.
Clay and paint like those of Geometric. Inner details crudely incised. Unique incision among all sherds of early style from this deposit.
Cf. the incisions of New York Nessos amphora (Graef and Langlotz, Akrop. Vasen, pl. 12, A for technique, but a later example].
Early Attic Orientalizing.
Context:   Surface, top of curved wall.
Negatives:   Leica, 80-59-20, 3-15, 81-538, 81-566
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.106; P.Th. 0.015; P.W. 0.095
Date:   1 April 1932
Section:   ΣΤ
Grid:   ΣΤ:36-38/ΙΕ-ΙΖ
Deposit:   H 17:4
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   BSA 35 (1934-1935), pp. 193, 218.
    Agora VIII, no. 466.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Graef and Langlotz, pl. 12, A
References:   Publication: Agora VIII
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 98, p. 84
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 128, p. 114
Images (4)
Deposit: H 17:4
Card: P 459