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[Object]  B 1335: Lock Plate

One small chip missing. Original thickness worn off over half of disk. Round, slightly raised edges. Keyhole in middle. Four small holes for attachment. Persian destruction fill. Pit east of boundary stone ... 8 July 1968

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[Object]  I 2205: Mining Inscription Fragment

Inscribed fragment. A smooth back, probably once inscribed; otherwise broken. "POLETAI" record; Laurion Mines. The inscribed surface badly worn in places; cuttings for modern doorjamb at left. The text ... 19 November 1934

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[Object]  I 4707: Dedication

Relief with inscription; banquet. Intact, save minor fractures. Man reclining on couch holds bowl in left and corcucopia (rhyton?) in raised right. A woman sits at end of couch holding a bowl or box in ... 9 April 1937

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[Object]  I 5639: Mortgage Stone Fragment

Inscribed fragment. All edges broken; back perhaps preserved. Eight lines of the inscription preserved. Hymettian marble. Found in modern context in the industrial area, southwest of the Market Square ... 16-21 January 1939

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[Object]  J 154: Gold Pendant

Complete earring pendent. A small winged Eros playing lyre held in left arm. Right arm across chest, holding large plectrum (?). Scarf like drapery around back and over upper shoulders. Thin strut between ... 2 June 1971

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[Object]  J 160: Gold Earring

Ephebic Eros. Figure intact. Attachment loop on top of head bent and possibly partly missing. Youthful nude male figure, winged, holding taenia in hands across body. Hair in long loose strands over and ... 28 July 1971

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[Object]  MC 365: Spindle Whorl

Worn from use. Conical convex. Black glazed. Well, dump. Leica ... March 1937

[Object]  MC 373: Spindle Whorl

Concave conical top; rounded bottom. Decorated with black glaze in stripes and rows of short vertical strokes. ADDENDA Publication: early 5th c. B.C. (publication) Grave 7, find no. 18 for the day. Found ... Publication: early 5th c. B.C.

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[Object]  MC 867: Loom Weight

Truncated pyramid. Pierced near top; a small hole in the top. Upper third dipped in red glaze. One of several truncated pyramidal loom weights from this well; cf. nb. pp. 2375-2377. Well by Attalos pier ... 16 April 1951

[Object]  MC 938: Spindle Whorl

Preserved, decorated with black figured rings and dots. ADDENDA Publication: early 5th c. B.C. (publication) Well A. Late 6th into early 5th c. B.C. 1081 Leica, 81-165 PD 2112-8 ... Publication: early 5th c. B. C.

[Object]  MC 948: Spindle Whorl

Slender concave-conical, with nearly flat bottom. Two incised lines around it half way up, and a reserved line at edge of bottom. Firm velvety glaze. Publication: ca. 500 B.C. Well A. Box 10. Late 6th-early ... Publication: ca. 500 B.C.

[Object]  MC 1129: Loom Weight

Chipped. Pyramidal. Four-sided with flat top and bottom. Pierced by hole 0.013 m. from top. Dull black glaze on upper two thirds. Pinkish buff clay. Beneath Byzantine floor west of Hieron, S.W. of S.W ... 6 July 1967

[Object]  MC 1193: Loom Weight

Complete. Pyramidal, stamped. Plain on bottom, stamped with three rosettes on each of three sides, two rosettes on fourth side, one rosette on top. Slightly gritty brown-beige clay. Roman House ε, room ... 21 July 1971

[Object]  MC 1230: Loom Weight

Chips off base. Pyramidal, stamped. Flat top, flat bottom, pierced by circular hole lying 0.015 below top. On top have circular stamp with letter H inside it. Curved with dark red glaze much worn; only ... 30 June 1973

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[Object]  MC 1499: Loom Weight

Chipped around bottom edge. Pyramidal. Suspension round hole 0.009 from top. Faint traces of black glaze on underside. Hard orangish-pink fabric. S.W. of well. Basket 93. 7355 ... 12 July 1996

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[Object]  MC 1502: Loom Weight

Intact. Pyramidal, stamped. Flat top and bottom. Single suspension hole pierced near top. Stamped on four sides and top with star pattern. Two to three per side; one on top. No glaze. Orange fabric. Early ... 8 July 1997

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[Object]  P 1241: Black Figure Cup Fragments: Banded

Mended from nine pieces; nearly all of one side preserved. The figured zone shows alternate satyrs and maenads, dancing in couples, the satyrs left. Traces of white indicate the arms of the maenads; faint ... August-September 1932

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[Object]  P 1544: Black Figure Skyphos

Mended from many fragments. Fragments of rim and side and part of one handle restored. Comast scene. A) On either end a wreathed man dancing right. In the center, a woman playing the flutes; behind, a ... August-September 1932

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[Object]  P 2574: Red Figure Cup Fragments: Type B

Mended from many pieces, about one-eighth of the rim preserved and three-quarters of the base. Both handles missing. The top of the medallion gone and pieces from the center. The outside lacks nearly all ... August-September 1932

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[Object]  P 3563: Black Figure Stamnos

Mended from many pieces; considerable portions missing, and restored in plaster. Ring foot; flat projecting rim with raised edge around the inside. Two horizontal handles. Coarse reddish buff clay; buff ... 16-17 April 1934

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[Object]  P 5262: Red Figure Lekythos

Squat lekythos. Heavy rounded body with ring foot, one handle and a narrow neck; the handle and lip missing; a small hole broken in the back. On the body, opposite handle, and on an egg-pattern band for ... 4 April 1935

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[Object]  P 5694: Red Figure Stemless Cup Fragment

Fragment from bottom of stemless cup. Part of central medallion preserved, with partly draped woman reclining left but looking right. Around exterior of medallion part of a tongue pattern, incised beneath ... 16 May 1935

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[Object]  P 5865: Red Figure Bell Krater Fragment

From a bell krater; traces of handle attachment at left; good glaze fired red to black inside. Female figure, wearing a Doric chiton, right. Her right arm is bent at the elbow, the hand raised, with the ... 28 May 1935

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[Object]  P 6053: Red Figure Hydria

Mended from many pieces; one side handle and several body fragments lacking. Concave ring foot; eggy body with rather flat shoulder; rim flat on top. Vertical handle, shoulder to just below rim. Upper ... 15 June 1935

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[Object]  P 6980: Red Figure Pyxis Fragment

Fragment from the wall of a straight-sided pyxis; part of the rim, with flange for lid, inset, preserved. A woman standing right, her head bent; she wears a thin-sleeved chiton and a cloak flung loosely ... 7 March 1936

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[Object]  P 7893: Black Figure Lid

Two chips missing from rim. Pot-shaped handle. Flanged underneath; unglazed. On the top, two rows of dots separated by a band; then a broad black band divided by a reserved line; a red band over the black ... 28 May 1936

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[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

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[Object]  P 8709: Red Figure Cup: Type C

From the upper part of a cup with offset lip. Nothing of the medallion preserved. On the outside, a dancer moving right (maenad), looking back. She wears a kerchief around her head and a chiton decorated ... 1936

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[Object]  P 9445: Epinetron

The open end of a plain epinetron preserved, with slightly flaring double-grooved rim. Restored in plaster. Two holes in center of curve, just inside rim. Light brown clay. Covered inside and out with ... 19 March 1937

[Object]  P 9630: Stamnos with Paint Decoration

Mended from many fragments; bits of lip, shoulder and base, and much of lower body missing. Restored in plaster. Ring foot, egg-shaped body, small lip rectangular in section, two horizontal handles rising ... 31 March 1937

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[Object]  P 9757: Red Figure Calyx Krater Fragment

Fragment from wall of a large krater, broken all around. There remains the midpart of a standing figure clad in a chiton embroidered with dotted crosses and with a row of galloping horsemen on the hem ... 10 April 1937

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[Object]  P 10086: Krater

Fragments from wall and base missing. Ring foot; flaring wall; out-turned rim. Black to reddish-brown glaze wash inside and on rim. Outside unglazed. Well. Leica ... March 1937

[Object]  P 10118: Black Glaze Salt Cellar

Chips missing from lip. Small flat-bottomed bowl; rounded wall; plain rim. Glazed all over. Well. Leica, 82-443 PD 1190-14 ... March 1937

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[Object]  P 10277: White Ground Lekythos

Cracked open; repaired; one or two chips missing at edge of breaks. In center, grave monument. From the left a woman brings an alabastron. On the right a woman(?) with mantle drawn close around her, looks ... 7 March 1936

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[Object]  P 10282: Black Glaze Feeder: Stamped

Glaze much worn on spout and handle. As P 10281 (ΟΧ 15), except nine palmettes, and the opening is bordered by a tongue. ADDENDA P 10281: Vessel with small opening in nearly flat top; vertical band handle ... 7 March 1936

[Object]  P 10548: Black Glaze Lekythos

Complete; black glaze over all, except for a reserved band with running dog below lower handle attachment. Well. Leica, 82-172 ... 26 May 1937

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[Object]  P 12236: Black Figure Cup Fragment

Two joining fragments from the floor; black glaze outside. In the center, Dionysos wreathed and bearded, kantharos raised in his left hand. To the right, a female figure, right hand outstretched. To the ... 10 March 1938

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[Object]  P 12632: Red Figure Lekythos Fragment

Shoulder piece of squat lekythos. A narrow band of black egg and dart at top of shoulder. Below, scene with playing women: parts of three figures and tree preserved. At left of tree, a woman facing left ... 3 May 1938

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[Object]  P 13363: Red Figure Cup Fragment

The stem and center of the floor of a cup. Two scraped grooves around the stem. Part of a seated draped woman, right, a wool-basket in front of her. She wears a thin sleeved chiton with an himation around ... 6 June 1938

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[Object]  P 14793: Red Figure Oinochoe Fragment

The neck preserved in a single fragment, with more than half of the lip, mended from four pieces. Narrow neck, slightly concave; the mouth round, a very broad shallow echinus, with projecting rim slightly ... 12 April 1939

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[Object]  P 15139: Loutrophoros Fragment

A single large fragment broken all around preserves part of the wall of a large closed vase, unglazed inside. At top: trace of handle attachments with the end of a band of egg pattern at the line of the ... 17 May 1939

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[Object]  P 15211: Red Figure Lekythos

Squat lekythos. Part of the mouth missing; otherwise intact. Ring foot; flat shoulder; the neck set off by a light ridge. On a band of egg and dot, a swan, left, with wings raised. In front of the bird ... 23 May 1939

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[Object]  P 18283: Red Figure Epinetron Fragment

Mended from three pieces. Part of one side preserved, with the finished edge at the bottom and part of the curved end. Next to the end, a band of slanting palmettes. Along the side, domestic scene: a woman ... 3 July 1947

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[Object]  P 20043: Red Figure Stemless Cup Fragment with ...

Single fragment preserves some of floor and foot. Delicately profiled foot. In medallion, part of woman's head, right. The medallion is bordered by two pairs of reserved lines, outside which is a zone ... 28 May 1949

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[Object]  P 21227: Red Figure Oinochoe

Oinochoe, shape III (Choekännchen). Mouth and handle missing; foot chipped. Figured panel bordered above by egg pattern; at sides and below by plain reserved line. Small boy, naked except for amulet, ... 16 April 1951

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[Object]  P 23133: Red Figure Stemless Cup Fragment

Part of floor and start of stem; ring at junction. Nude hetaira reclining left, or tilted somewhat more to left, might be restored as dancing to the tune of castanets. She wears a triple fillet in her ... 24 April 1953

[Object]  P 23681: Stamnos with Graffiti

Fragments missing from wall; restored. Broad ovoid jar on high flaring ring foot; plain vertical rim. Heavy rolled horizontal handles set just above point of greatest diameter; a thumb impression at each ... December 1953

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[Object]  P 23897: Red Figure Pyxis with Lid with Graffiti

Intact when found; lid broken by a visitor, but mended complete except for chips. Small pyxis with molded foot and inset lip. Resting surface and top of lip preserved. Single letter scratched on bottom ... 27 April 1954

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[Object]  P 24102: Red Figure Cup: Inscribed

Mended from many pieces; missing a little of the rim and floor, and chips from the tondo (woman's face). Thick disk foot. A reserved band around the tondo. Within, a naked woman, right, kneeling on her ... 1 June 1954

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[Object]  P 24116: Red Figure Cup: Inscribed

Mended from many pieces; the foot missing, fragments of wall and rim, and a little of the medallion. Low stem; ring at junction with foot. Inside, within a reserved band, a maenad running right and looking ... 4 June 1954

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[Object]  P 24131: Red Figure Cup

Mended from many pieces; fragments of rim and floor missing, including part of medallion. Lip offset; low thick stem with ring at junction with foot; thick disk foot, with a light groove around upper part ... 9 June 1954

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[Object]  P 24551: Black Glaze Lekythos

Most of mouth and fragment from shoulder missing. Shape and decorative scheme as P 24549 (ΣΑ 2759). Well beneath Stoa gutter. 3780 ff. Leica, 82-171 ... May-June 1954

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[Object]  P 26657: Hydria

Household Hydria. Lip chipped. Vertical handle broken but preserved. Very rotund shape. Ring foot, flat projecting rim. Fine slip much worn. Reddish-brown micaceous clay. Well L, box 6. Context ca. 575-550 ... 16 July 1959

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[Object]  P 27342: Black Figure Miniature Krateriskos Fragment

Part of rim and side of votive krateriskos. Almost vertical. Rim black with zigzag; on body two girls dancing right, but looking left, holding hands, wearing short sleeveless dresses; black band under ... 1 June 1945

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[Object]  P 28679: Black Glaze Unguentarium

Complete except for small chips. Plump body, raised base, slightly concave beneath, slightly flaring. Down-sloping rim. Two scraped bands on top of shoulder. Peeling, dull black glaze. Coarse orange ... 3 July 1971

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[Object]  P 29369: Red Figure Lekythos

Missing upper neck and upper handle. Low ring foot, squat body. Depicted is head of female to right with large sakos. Black glaze. Red clay. Crossroads enclosure, layer 10. 1754 Leica, 86-798 ... 17-20 August 1971

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[Object]  P 29544: Black Glaze Amphoriskos: Stamped

Mended. One handle missing. Moulded foot, tall pointed body. Long thin neck with two vertical handles to shoulder. Body stamped with rows of maeander and palmettes. Shiny black glaze throughout. Orange ... 17-20 August 1971, 3 April-5 May 1972

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[Object]  P 29662: Red Figure Oinochoe

Mended. Chips missing. Low flaring foot, reserved underside. Bulging body. Trefoil mouth. Scene surrounded by reserved line on three sides and painted ovolo on top. Depicted is seated woman on stool to ... 17-20 August 1971, 3 April-5 May 1972

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[Object]  P 29902: Red Figure Skyphos: Inscribed

Mended and restored. Flaring foot, reticulate base. Palmettes on handle zone. On side, figured design. A) Seated female to right holding flower in left hand. On opposite side standing figures, very fragmentary ... 17-20 August 1971, 3 April-5 May 1972

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[Object]  P 30056: Red Figure Pelike Fragment

Mended from ten pieces. Broken all around. At right, a youth wearing a himation leans on his knobbed staff, facing left. Though face and feet are in profile we see his back straight on. His weight is on ... 27 June-5 August 1972

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[Object]  P 30068: Red Figure Lekythos Fragment

Single fragment, broken all around. Woman wearing chiton and himation and sakkos on head stands facing right. Her right arm is uplifted, her left held in front of her. In front of her is a wool basket ... 27 June-5 August 1972

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[Object]  P 30350: Red Figure Lekanis Lid

About one-third of lid is missing. Handle complete except for chips. Mended from five pieces. Lid slightly convex; flange turns down at right angle. Knob sits on high stem; it has a disk top with a raised ... 27 July 1973

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[Object]  SS 7582: Stamped Amphora Fragment: Rhodian

Neck of amphora and rim with part of shoulder and both handles; missing lower part of handle; mended largely, restored in plaster; groove on neck 0.125m. below rim nearly all round; peg foot; blotch of ... 19 May 1937

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[Object]  SS 7584: Stamped Amphora Fragment: Rhodian

Two rim fragments with a possible join; missing tip; amphora has been quite shockingly restored in plaster; groove 0.013m. below rim. That they belong together is shown by the whell-groove inside and by ... 19 May 1937

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[Object]  T 8: Head of Female Figure

Head of a female figurine with a veil framing the face over a pointed coiffure. The nose is chipped. The veil hangs in folds above the brow and is brought down on either side of the face so that it nearly ... 22 June 1931

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[Object]  T 104: Head of Female Figurine

First interpretation: head with high figured crown. Front part of head carrying a kanoun. Preserved to chin. Piece of kanoun broken off right side. Worn features. Curly hair which seems to hang down over ... 2 March 1932

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[Object]  T 214: Seated Draped Female Figurine with Child

Woman holding by the head a child standing close between her knees with arms stretched to embrace her. Head of woman missing. Modelling effaced for part of sides. Back unmodelled; pose of woman not quite ... 18 April 1932

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[Object]  T 313: Male Head

Bearded, bald head. Chips missing from brow, beard, left cheek, and back of head. No trace of attachment ot body. Handmade, but skilfully deeply modelled with engraving tool. No certain traces of paint ... 1 June 1932

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[Object]  T 431: Female Head

Head of woman carrying a basket with offerings. Broken off at the base of the neck. Her hair is parted in the middle from the crown to nape of neck, with a lock falling at either side of the neck. The ... 19 April 1933

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[Object]  T 862: Draped Actor Figurine

Bearded man with bushy hair and open mouth; a tragic actor in a mask. Broken off below waist; the top of the head and the right arm also missing. Part of a square opening in the back remains. Traces of ... 21 May 1935

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[Object]  T 1623: Female Head

On top of an elaborate coiffure the figure wears a large flat disk, in the center of which, on top, something is broken away. Remains of white and small traces of yellow on the white. Fine rubby brown ... 10 March 1938

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[Object]  T 1731: Hedgehog Figurine

Feet and one of knobs on body missing. The animal 's quills are indicated by small rectangular knobs. Attached to his back and sides are nine (originally ten) roughly hemispherical knobs, six of them with ... 14 May 1938

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[Object]  T 2111: Female Head

Broken off below. Head of woman in peaked headdress and tiara, muffled to the eyes in a veil. No remains of white. Gray to yellow-buff clay. To east of Drain, layer III; Koukla Factory fill proper. 1859, ... 7 June 1939

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[Object]  T 2442: Female Head

The hair is drawn up into a bow-knot on the top of the head (or is this actually a bow?), and is gathered at the back in a plain projecting . Earrings. Hair indicated by straight and crosswise grooves ... 15 July 1947

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[Object]  T 3553: Veiled Female Figurine Fragment

Head and upper part of draped body of woman with veil covering head and lower part of face. Right hand holds veil under chin. In back of each shoulder a stub (attachment or chair or wings?). Mended from ... 6 August 1957

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[Object]  T 3696: Female Head

Several joining fragments. Cracked. Face preserved almost intact. Head with elaborate drawn up hairstyle. Fine modelling. Traces of white on face, red on hair preserved. Brown clay. Agora sample no. 478 ... Spring 1965

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[Image]  2008.18.0261

Agora Excavations staff, 1933. Third row (left to right): Charles Spector, Piet de Jong, Arthur Parsons, Eugene Vanderpool, Mary Zelia Pease [Philippides], James Oliver. Second row: Joan Bush [Vanderpool], ... Sheet 66-also negs. 2003-21-17,18,19 Horizontal (normal) ... 1933

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[Image]  2008.18.0064

Pottery storage that adjoined the records office where Lucy Talcott sits at her desk, at the Old Excavation House, 1937 ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1937

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[Image]  2008.18.0280

Alison Frantz doing the photograph of the amphora P 18348 with a Leica, using a sliding focus and artificial lighting ... Sheet 7-also negs. 2003-20-16,17,18. Cf. Pot's Progress, Archaeology, vol. 1, no. 1, 1948, p. 19, fig. 12. Horizontal (normal) ... 1947

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[Image]  2008.18.0282

Margaret Crosby studying architectural fragments in the basement of the Agora museum, 1956 ... Also HAT slide 56-48. Horizontal (normal) ... 31/8/1956

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[Image]  2009.05.0010

Women performing a line-dance, mid-6th century B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1509 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0014

Eros crowns the bride on a nuptial basin of ca. 420 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1510 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0015

A woman from the time of Hipparete, ca. 430-420 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1612 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0024

Maenads dancing. The woman at the left beats the tympanon, the one at the right carries a thyrsos, 420-420 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1743 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0025

Maenads dancing. The woman at the left beats the tympanon, the one at the right carries a thyrsos, 420-420 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1744 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0026

Dancing maenad playing a krotalon, with satyr at right, on a drinking cup of ca. 500 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01. 1683 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0042

Red figre calyx krater fragment. Women's work: patterned garment, 470-460 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0043

Dancing women on the lid of a container for cosmetics or jewelry, ca. 420-410 B.C. One woman wears a patterned jacket and carries a krotalon; the other wears a mantle with a patterned border ... Craig Mauzy ... Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0052

Reclining hetaira with krotalon, 520-510 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1921 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0017

Fragment of miniature black figure krateriskos. Athenian girls performing the bear dance, while a goat joins in at the left. Late 5th century B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0018

Woman carrying a kanoun, 4th century B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.3401 Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0032

Two women on a lekanis lid of the second quarter of the 4th century B.C; perhaps a scene of dressing the bride for her wedding ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1505 Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0035

The lady of the house holds a perfume flask and a flower; a companion or servant stands beside the bed at the left. A finely decoratated epinitron, ca 440-430 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.1848 Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0046

Multitasking: a young woman and a child, with a wool basket at right, ca. 510-500 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0051

Hetaira reclining with a customer at a symposium, ca. 430 B.C ... Craig Mauzy ... Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0057

Young woman with elegant hair-do ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.3425 Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0058

Young woman with elegant hair-do ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.3417 Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004

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[Image]  2009.05.0059

Woman in religious role ... Craig Mauzy ... Cf. 2007.01.3408 Horizontal (normal) ... 8/9/2004