• latw-93-1
    Stemmed dish with painted decoration. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
  • latw-93-2
    Drawing of restored stemmed dishes from ByzFort, including Nos. 92-93 (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)
  • latw-93-3
    Stemmed dish with painted decoration, view of top. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)
  • latw-93-4
    Stemmed dish with painted decoration. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)

Stemmed dish with painted decoration

Date
Seventh century BC, Lydian
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 7115
Inventory No.
7115
Sardis CATNUM
P86.059
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Stemmed Dish
Pottery Ware
Lydian Orientalizing
Site
Sardis
Sector
ByzFort
Trench
ByzFort 86.11
Description
Ceramic stemmed dish with painted decoration. Tall flaring stemmed foot, relatively deep plate with thickened, squared horizontal rim. Gray surface, decorated with white and black paint. Neatly drawn 16-petal rosette in tondo. Triangles on upper surface of lip, alternating in irregular pattern (solid, hatched, hatched with dots, partly filled). Vertical white bands on outside of lip. Closely spaced white bands on underside of plate and foot. Height 0.147 m, diameter 0.340 m.
Comments
From a seventh-century pit or cellar on the summit of the Lydian terrace at sector ByzFort, with No. 92. See commentary to No. 92.
Discussed
Greenewalt, “Lydian Pottery”; Cahill, “City of Sardis”
Bibliography
Greenewalt et al. 1990, 160, n. 42; Greenewalt et al. 1993, 29, fig. 26.
Author
NDC