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URL: web-kiosk.scrippscollege.edu/objects-1/info/17866

European Unknown,
Tall Pot, n. d.
Terracotta
19 in. x 6 3/4 in. x 6 3/4 in. (48.26 cm x 17.15 cm x 17.15 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Coil-built
Period: Ancient (c3000 BCE to 4th c.)
Credit Line: Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Accession Number: 71.1.262


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Marks
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Medium
This pot is made of terracotta and left unpainted. It is highly burnished and appears to be coil-built.

Object Description
This is a large, tall and narrow pot with a rounded bottom. It is red and black from oxidation and reduction. It is heavily burnished but has no paint. The medium used is terracotta and it is in very poor condition with major cracking with paper tape holding it together. There are areas of large loss on the upper edge and the lip is slightly thicker on one side.

Provenance
Unknown.

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