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[Object]  B 96: Ornament

An inscribed ornament in the shape of a bird. One of the feet of the bird is missing. The bird faces right and is carrying a curiously shaped object on his back. At the back is a projecting piece of bronze ... 12 April 1933


[Object]  B 152: Weight

The back is scooped out. On the obverse, an owl, standing left, his head facing, crudely incised. 1/6 mina. Modern fill. Leica, 4-201, 4-214, XXXIX-48 ... 28 February 1934


[Object]  B 650: Peacock

Small peacock, cast in two halves, which have separated. Tha tail, which was set in , is missing, and there is a hole in the middle of the breast. Wings ornamented with two rows of small incised concentric ... 25 April 1939

[Object]  B 1388: Bridle Piece

Intact. Bridle attachment in the shape of a bird facing right. The eye is shown by a round relief circle. On the body the letters for Constans II. Three attachment holes, one at neck, one at tail and one ... Card: 662-663 A.D.


[Object]  BI 511: Carved Ivory Pyxis

Broken and split into many pieces, but largely complete; one side slightly higher than the other. A cylindrical box, tapering very slightly toward the top. The flat lid is held in place by a projecting ... 26 May 1939


[Object]  G 549: Faience Hawk

Broken in twelve pieces. Hawk standing on flat plinth. PIerced on back for suspension. Cream colored body with slightly glossy surface, brownish and greenish in color. Stone-curbed pit to north of Altar ... 30 March 1957


[Object]  L 727: Lamp Fragment

Fragment from rim and body. From a large lamp. The rim is plain, with a broad panel, on which is an owl, in relief, left, the head facing. Traces of a thin red wash (?). Light red clay. Type XXVIII of ... 9 March 1933


[Object]  P 183: Plate Fragments with Sgraffito Decoration

Plate fragment with sgraffito, large bird. a) From center of plate, depicts large portion of wing; in field, tendrils. b) From rim, with head of large bird (eagle?); in field to left, tendrils. Yellow ... 1931


[Object]  P 434: Bowl Fragment with Sgraffito Decoration

Ring foot, most of the central medallion and the start of the curving sides of a bowl. In the medallion, a small bird, with long beak and claws, and extensive tail, facing right; small branch in front; ... 28 March 1932


[Object]  P 1416: Bowl Fragment with Sgraffito Decoration: Bird

Mended from four fragments; the bottom and nearly half the sides preserved. On the inside fine highly iridescent cream glaze, peeled off in three spots from contact with tripod in kiln; sgraffito bird, ... 24 February 1933


[Object]  P 1419: Vessel with Sgraffito Decoration

All the neck, and part of the left side of the body missing; the lower attachment of a vertical handle preserved at the point of greatest circumference. Flat bottom left rough from wheel. The birds' bodies ... 25 February 1933


[Object]  P 1540: Plate Fragment with Rouletting: Stamped

Late Roman C plate(?) fragment. None of the rim preserved but profile complete from base ring to center of plate. Base ring narrow and low, flat and rouletted on the bottom. A peacock neatly stamped into ... 13 March 1933


[Object]  P 1856: Red Figure Askos

The handle and the spout are missing. There are no grooves sunk in the surface of the vase; the decoration is all in reserved technique. The flat bottom is unglazed. The rim of the shoulder is outlined ... 4 April 1933


[Object]  P 3045: Red Figure Bell Krater Fragment: Inscribed

Broken all around; part of the wreath remains, and the band of ovules below it. Black glaze inside, with a narrow reserved band just below the level of the ovules. On the side wall a Doric column carrying ... 27 February 1934


[Object]  P 4626: Black Figure Neck Amphora Fragments

Neck fragments of a great neck amphora with stepped lip; on each side of neck, a panel. a) Mended from two pieces. Head and neck of a cock, left, head turned back. Heavy incision; added purple red on comb, ... Ca. 630-620 B.C.


[Object]  P 4727: Black Figure Neck Amphora Fragment

Outward flaring keeled lip. On upper face of lip, procession of geese, right. On outer face of lip, between purple bands, "running dog". On front neck panel, gorgon running right, pick-like object in right ... 23 February 1935


[Object]  P 4782: Jug

Intact. Flat-bottomed pitcher with rounded lower body and high, slightly concave upper body; one vertical strap handle with a strut, lip to shoulder of lower body. Bottom of lower body black; on shoulder, ... 2 March 1935


[Object]  P 4950: Amphora Fragment

From the neck of a large amphora. Panel bordered by three lines at sides and below; on shoulder, rays, alternately filled with white. In panel, a cock pecking at the ground, drawn in outline; in field, ... 11 March 1935


[Object]  P 5408: Vessel Fragments

From a very heavy walled pot. a) the head of a bird (cock?) right. Filling ornament in field. b) Mended from many pieces; horizontal and vertical zigzags between bands. c) A bit of a lozenge pattern ... 22-28 February 1935


[Object]  P 5423: Amphora

Intact. Similar in shape to P 5422 (Β' 704) but somewhat larger and a little plumper. No lid. Body, from bottom to point of greatest circumference, covered with glazed bands, one wide and three narrow, ... 13 April 1935


[Object]  P 5445: Red Figure Cup Fragments: Type B

Seven joining and two non-joining fragments of a very shallow cup with plain rim. A trace of the spring of the stem preserved beneath, and part of one handle attachment. Inside, medallion bordered by stopped ... 13 April 1935


[Object]  P 7815: Plate with Paint Decoration

Part of rim missing. A shallow bowl on a small medium-high foot, with nearly flat bottom and sharply upcurving sides. Inside, center, against a light background, a cock to right, facing a lotus in brown ... 8 May 1936

[Object]  P 7839: Bowl Fragment with Sgraffito Decoration

From the center of a bowl or plate. Incised bird with long bill standing right, traces of an ornament above. Coarse red clay. Pale yellow glaze on interior. To 1.20m. Pit. Leica, 7-414, color slide ... 15-16 May 1936


[Object]  P 7870: Vessel Fragment with Incised Decoration

A flat piece with edge, but no rim, preserved. Traces of an attachment of some sort of the bottom; the line of it is roughly perpendicular to edge, so cannot be for a normal base. Incised pattern; woman, ... 18 May 1936

[Object]  P 7881: Bowl with Paint Decoration

Complete except for small bits of sides. Small bowl on ring foot, simple flaring sides. Within, in center, a medallion with a bird, right. Above, a border of scrolls. Buff-gray clay, light green glaze, ... 14 May 1936


[Object]  P 7897: Black Figure Lebes Gamikos

The lid P 7893 belongs to this lebes. Much missing from the upper part; the stand is intact except for chips, but there is no direct join between it and the body of the base. Nearly half the body is missing, ... 28 May 1936


[Object]  P 8892: Red Figure Hydria Fragment

From the shoulder of an hydria. Plain band below figured zone. Battle of pygmies and cranes: both move right, alternating. The pygmies are nude; one on the left carries a shield and spear(?), one on the ... 9 February 1937


[Object]  P 9396: Plate with Sgraffito Decoration

Less than half preserved. Large plate on very low ring foot. Almost vertical rim A warrior, facing, wearing a high conical cap, a tight-fitting suit of crisscrossed underwear covering arms and legs, and ... 16 March 1937

[Object]  P 9554: Bowl Fragment with Paint Decoration

Part of the rim, walls and foot missing. Profile complete. Restored in plaster. A flaring bowl with ring foot. On the inside, over a white slip, a bird painted in dark brown and green; alternating green ... 22 March 1937


[Object]  P 10172: Bowl

Small bowl with vertical rim. Pale green glaze outside; inside a cock in blue with touches of red. To right, guilloches below rim. Strosis 3, Turkish. Leica, XXV-40, color slide ... 26 April 1937


[Object]  P 12079: Plate

Mended from a number of fragments; a little of rim and body missing; minor fractures. Low ring foot; broad flat floor; sides rise in short sharp curve to plain rim. In a large medallion on the floor is ... 8 March 1938


[Object]  P 13012: Black Figure Stand

A few small bits missing. Tall conical stand, with projecting rounded lower edge, preserved above the point at which the vase it supported was attached. Black around bottom and a band of added red. Four ... 23 May 1938

[Object]  P 14674: Bowl Fragment with Sgraffito Decoration

From a bowl with small ring foot, chipped. Head, neck and part of wing of a bird with heavy curved beak, standing right, looking back left. Incised sgraffito filling oranaments in field. Heavy fabric; ... 27 March 1939


[Object]  P 14982: Red Figure Plate Fragment

Fragment from floor of a very large plate; center not preserved. The head of an eagle left, facing a bare foot resting on rock ground, right; above, on a slightly higher level of ground, a pair of sandalled ... 3 May 1939


[Object]  P 15002: Black Figure Olpe

Pieces of wall missing. Slender rounded body forming continuous curve with neck; rising double rolled handle. Flaring foot. On side, a wide panel with a swan, right, wings outspread, head bent down; tops ... 13 May 1939


[Object]  P 16912: Red Figure Oinochoe

Six joining pieces preserve part of body and shoulder. Parts of three figures preserved, from left: nude boy, right, holding a bird on his extended arm; a three-legged table with a jug; nude hips and legs ... 17-24 May 1940


[Object]  P 18010: Black Figure Child's High-Chair

Profile complete; missing fragments restored in plaster. A heavy flaring base, with a rounded upper part; between the two a floor, pierced by a large hole. Carrying holes in the base, front and back. At ... 27 June 1947


[Object]  P 18495: Ostrakon of Hyperbolos Antiphanous

Ring foot and center of floor of a red figured stemless cup. In the medallion, a goose, left, with wings raised. No relief contour. Red wash on the unglazed surface inside the foot beneath. Incised inside ... 13 August 1947


[Object]  P 18564: Red Figure Skyphos: Type B

Complete except for one handle (horizontal) and small chips. Skyphos, shape B, with substantial torus foot and one vertical and one horizontal handle; on either side an owl, facing, between olive sprays ... 29 September 1947


[Object]  P 20895: Bowl with Sgraffito Decoration

Mended from two pieces; part of rim and wall missing. Small hemispherical bowl on flaring ring foot. Pinkish clay, slipped with white. Inside on floor, sgraffito bird; outside, zigzag in sgraffito and ... 1 June 1950


[Object]  P 23894: Moldmade Bowl Fragment

Upper wall fragment broken all around. Zeus in the form of an eagle carries off Ganymede. At either side a winged Eros. Rim zone, simplified guilloche below double spirals. Metallic black glaze, slightly ... 5 May 1954


[Object]  P 23924: Red Figure Askos

Handle, part of lip and bits of wall, top and base missing. Eagle on one side, hare on other; volute ornament. No relief contour. Glaze rather dull; thick black to brown wash inside, bottom unglazed ... 17 April 1954


[Object]  P 24661: Panathenaic Amphora

Mended from many pieces; one handle, piece from mouth, fragments from walls and chips from foot missing. On neck: palmettes. A) Athena, left; on each pillar an owl. Plastic ring at join of neck, line ... 11 March 1955

[Object]  P 26413: Stand Fragments

a) Three joining fragments from base preserving round molded edge. Rays and floral decoration. b) Greatest part of second panel preserved: swan. In field, hooks, zigzags, dotted triangles, swastika, stacked ... 15 April 1959


[Object]  P 27396: Red Figure Pelike

Lower wall and base, and small chips in rim and wall missing. Mended from numerous fragments and partly restored in plaster. A) Chiton-clad girl with short hair caresses a phallos-headed bird. B) Similar ... 5 July 1935

[Object]  P 27465: Plate Fragment: Stamped

From floor and wall. Broken all around. Ring foot. Stamped bird motifs on floor. Glazed inside and out. Red glaze. Basement suite of late Roman gymnasium, room F, from debris over floor; context 6th ... 23 August 1965


[Object]  P 28326: Red Figure Chous

Mended from several pieces. Restored in plaster. Missing are base of handle and pieces of rim. Low moulded ring foot with upturned toe - that is, the resting surface of the pot is on interior of foot ... 30 June 1970

[Object]  P 29611: Red Figure Askos Fragment

Mended from 15 pieces, three fragments of top missing; broken all around at shoulder, attachment points of handle and spout. Reserved band at shoulder. One side of top has long-necked, long-winged swan ... 28 April 1972


[Object]  P 31196: Plate Fragment with Incised Decoration

Broken all around. Fragment from floor of an African red slip plate. Between incised concentric bands, a bird facing left. Fine orange-red clay. African Red Slip Ware. Road. 1805 81-61-15, color slide ... 7 July 1981


[Object]  S 166: Portrait Statue of the Emperor Hadrian

Colossal statue, the legs broken off; the head, the left arm from the shoulder and the right arm from the elbow, all made separately, are missing. The figure wears kilt, corselet and cloak. The corselet ... 117-138 A.D.

[Object]  T 1366: Dove Figurine

Flying bird with outstretched neck, spread wings and broad tail. Pierced in center for suspension. Handmade. Light pinkish buff clay. Pieces of at least nine other dove figurines found with these (T 1366-1369) ... 10 March 1937

[Object]  T 1367: Dove Figurine

Flying bird with outstretched neck, spread wings and broad tail. Left wing broken. Pierced in center for suspension. Handmade. Grayish clay. Similar to T 1366. Pieces of at least nine other dove figurines ... 10 March 1937


[Object]  T 1423: Rattle in Shape of Cock

Rattle in shape of cock on high roundish base. Pellets inside. Mold made as T 1421-1422 (lengthwise in two pieces). Small vent hole under tail. Details elaborately gouged. No trace of color. Pinkish buff ... 9 April 1937


[Object]  T 1854: Bird Figurine

A large dove on a high circular base. Tail and some of back missing. Gouged details. Ample traces of white on surface, and faint traces of other colors. Red clay. Well. Container 110. 617 Leica, color ... 28 May 1938