• latw-41-10
    Ritual Dinner dish, from above. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)
  • latw-41-20
    Ritual Dinner dish, side view. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Ritual Dinner Dish

Date
Ca. 575-525 BC, Lydian
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 2215
Inventory No.
2215
Sardis CATNUM
P61.405
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Dish
Pottery Ware
Lydian Tableware
Site
Sardis
Sector
HoB
Trench
HoB
Locus
HoB Locus cd10
Description
Intact. Clay reddish-tan, micaceous. Inside and outside around rim in even zone and on lower body and foot, reddish slip over which narrow bands of black slip as follows: at center of bowl, spiral of seven-to-eight turns; at juncture of bowl and lip, spiral of three-to-four turns; on outer edge of rim, single band. Height 0.0375 m; diameter of rim 0.142 m.
Comments
Discussed
Greenewalt, “Bon Appetit”; Greenewalt, “Gods of Lydia”; Cahill, “City of Sardis”; Greenewalt, “Lydian Pottery”
Bibliography
Greenewalt 1978b, 62, no. cd 10.4.
Author
CHG