Agora Object: P 4072
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   P 4072
Inventory Number:   P 4072
Section Number:   ΣΤ 819
Title:   Pithos Fragments with Glaze Decoration
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Fragment from the mouth of a large pithos. The rim is flat and broad on top and finished on the outside with a cavetto between two ovolos.
The lower ovolo is decorated with a herringbone pattern between two straight lines; the cavetto with a band of wave pattern surmounted by two straight lines, all in brown glaze.
Yellow clay containing large particles of brown grit.
ADDENDA Two additional fragments added from sherds: Est. Diam. (inside) 0.42, (outside) 0.562; P.H. a) 0.108, b) 0.142, c) 0.069. Fragment b) mended from three joining pieces. Straight line of black glaze shading to red below lower ovolo on fragment b).
P 4073 probably from bottom of same curb.
Context:   Cistern. Draw shaft.
Negatives:   Leica, 4-320
PD Number:   PD 295, PD 487
Dimensions:   Est. Diam. (inside) 0.42, (outside) 0.562; P.H. a) 0.108, b) 0.142, c) 0.069
Date:   1932
Section:   ΣΤ
Grid:   ΣΤ:45/Β
Deposit:   H 16:3
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Hesperia 27 (1958), p. 172, n. 31.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), p. 121, fig. 5.
    Hesperia 3 (1934), no. B 42.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 3 (1934)
Publication: Hesperia 18 (1949)
Publication: Hesperia 27 (1958)
Publication Page: Agora 12.2, s. 29, p. 402
Drawing: PD 295 (DA 5951)
Drawing: PD 487 (DA 3435)
Image: 2000.06.0090 (Leica A 1418)
Image: 2012.23.0088 (4-320)
Deposit: H 16:3
Card: P 4072
Card: P 4072