• latw-201-1
    Small bowl. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Small bowl

Date
Second half of the fifth century BC, Late Lydian (Persian)
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 9084
Inventory No.
9084
Sardis CATNUM
P03.310
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Bowl
Pottery Ware
Attic Black Glaze
Site
Sardis
Sector
Tomb 03.1
Trench
Tomb 03.1
Locus
Tomb 03.1 Locus 1
Description
Small echinoid black-slipped bowl. Vertical ring foot, rounded lip angled inward. Interior center stamped with circle surrounded by 13 carelessly stamped eggs/tongues and four palmettes. Intact, worn. Height 0.0214 m, diameter 0.0556 m.
Comments
From the same tomb as Nos. 196-205; see comment on No. 196. Compare Sparkes and Talcott 1970, 870 (425-400 BC).
Discussed
Baughan, “Lydian Burial Customs”
Bibliography
Greenewalt 2005, 82-3; forthcoming study by Susanne Ebbinghaus.
Author
NDC