The Neolithic and Bronze Ages (Athenian Agora) by Sara A. Immerwahr

By Sara A. Immerwahr

(American tuition of Classical reviews 1971)

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135 m. Mended from many fragments, preserving about one-half the flattened base and part of the flaring wall of a large open bowl. Thick gritty buff clay; thick red slip int. , mottled in firing and ranging from red to brown and dark gray; fair burnish on ext. Probable traces of grass impressions on base, which is completely flat and unfinished. Late Neolithic. Pls. 4, 68. 52. Fragment of Base of Bowl. P 14589. Well, U 24:3. H. 028 m. Fragment preserves part of flat bottom and flaring wall of open bowl.

Base roughened from impression of mat on which pot was shaped (see PI. 1). This pot is somewhat outside the regular line of development; the mat impression suggests that we are close to the Early Helladic period. See also pp. 5-6. H. I ? 7. Fragmentary Red Burnished Jar. PI. 1. P 13897. Well, T 26: 3. H. , D. 198 m. About one-third of circumference preserved, without base and only beginning of rim. Gritty brown clay, largely fired gray; red slip outside, partly fired black, with medium high burnish, much worn.

235, fig. " Newer photographs on Plate 14 reveal the conlplexity of the twisted position: from the front, the right side, above and below. A second fragmentary marble statuette of more conventional type - - was found by Broneer below the west entrance to the Mycenaean Fountain (Fountain, p. 406, fig. 88). 86 S. , LV, 1951, pp. 121-133, ~ 1 3 1-3. B. Kace, Hesperia, Suppl. VIII, 1949, pp. 49-26. Excellent illustrations can now be found in Naissctnce, I , figs. 113-114, 119-120, 138-139, 163 (all from near Sparta); 145 (Patissia); 20'5-204 (Attica); 215-216 (Avaritsa).

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