P 8320. H. 0.041; D. 0.088. Almost complete; restored.
Clay and glaze as J 28. Center of floor worn; no trace of stamp.
This shape, very common in Samian ware, may be compared with the non- Samian pieces G 28, G 70, G 71.
P 8342. Est. D. base 0.105. About half of the floor preserved.
Grayish buff clay; dull, black glaze on interior only. Base left rough from wheel.
From a plate as K 5. At center of floor a stamp, broken away at left: leopard to left (the same stamp occurs on Agora P 14855, PL 36).
This type of plate, made locally during the early 3rd century, occurs in large numbers in Deposit K (K 5-12); numerous other pieces appear in the Agora inventory and among the sherds in the storerooms of the Kerameikos Museum.
P 8319. P.H. 0.068; D. 0.119-0.122; H. figured scene 0.043. Base and about one-third of body missing; partly restored.
Buff clay; dull, orange-red glaze.
A mould-thrown bowl with figured, relief scene on exterior. This scene represents a battle of warriors, some mounted and some on foot. The background is marked by incised decoration added after the bowl was removed from the mould: blades of grass beneath the horses; at least seven crosses.
For the most recent study of this category of vases, see Spitzer, Hesperia, XI, 1942, pp. 162-192 (where P 8319 is mentioned in footnote 26, p. 176). The sequence of the figures on J 31, following the identifying letters used by Spitzer (p. 173, fig. 8) for the bowls with battle scenes, is (PL 9, bottom, reading from left to right): h2, b, b, g, e, f, k (right half). These moulded bowls, manufactured primarily at Corinth, have been dated by Mrs. Spitzer between the middle of the 2nd and the end of the 3rd century (op.cit., p. 192). Dr. Fritz Eichler (Vienna) is preparing a corpus of the known specimens.
P 8326. H. 0.046; D. 0.221. Almost complete; restored.
Coarse, buff clay; dull, brownish red glaze.
The shape is similar to that of J 30 (see also K 5-12) but larger; the base is finished; no stamp on floor. Compare G176-177, K 13^16.
P 8322. H. 0.033-0.041; D. 0.217. Almost complete; restored.
Soft, gritty, orange-buff clay; dull, dark reddish glaze (except on base).
Shape as K 36-40.
P 8324. H. 0.07; D. 0.068. Part of body missing; restored.
Dark buff clay; dull, black glaze (except base). Shape as J 10.
P 22546. H. 0.148; D. 0.113. Almost complete; restored.
Gritty, yellowish buff clay; dull, brownish yellow glaze (except foot).
Ovoid, wheel-ridged body on small ring foot; flaring neck with plain lip; grooved handle. Compare K 65, M 155 and L 4.
P 22547. P.H. 0.071; D. rest. 0.08. Fragmentary; bottom and most of handle missing; partly restored. Reddish buff clay; dull, light red glaze. The wheel-ridged body, as far as preserved, resembles that of handleless pots such as K 97-105; there is no neck; the lip is everted and the mouth round. Single, vertical handle.
P 8323. H. 0.08; D. 0.058. Handle missing; otherwise intact.
Soft, gritty, orange-buff clay; dull, red glaze, almost completely worn away.
Piriform body with flat base, narrow neck and small, everted lip. Single, vertical handle from below lip to just above point of maximum diameter.
P 7673. H. 0.032; D. 0.054. Almost complete; tip of handle missing; restored. Gritty, orange-buff clay. As G 215.
P 8340. P.H. 0.311; D. 0.268. Base, resting-surface of foot and part of body and lip missing; restored. Coarse, gritty, reddish clay, fired gray at core. Ovoid body on ring foot. Wide, round mouth with thick, vertical rim, flat on top. Two wide strap handles, applied horizontally, project out from the shoulder.
P 8336. H. 0.238; D. 0.217. Almost complete; both handles missing; restored.
Hard, brick-red clay, fired brownish black in part on exterior. The base is cracked, apparently as a result of the firing.
As G 101 and P 4503 (PL 40; cited under G 101), but the body is less plump; no decoration.
P 8332. H. 0.252; D. 0.171. Almost complete; restored.
Soft, gritty, buff clay; self-slip. Ovoid body on ring foot; rather wide neck with plain, slightly everted lip; trefoil mouth. Ridged handle rising from lip, which is indented at point of handle attachment.
P 15291. Deposit N 17:2 (1st and 2nd century filling).
H. 0.27; D. 0.21. Intact. Gritty, buff to pinkish buff clay; self-slip. Plump, ovoid body on ring foot; wide neck and everted lip with groove on top surface. Handle as J 41. Groove around body at b. a. h.
Storage, Layers I—III—fragments of a jug similar to P 15291; compare also [G 105], which is similar except for an offset between body and neck ([G 105] and [J 42] are from the lower and upper levels, respectively, of the same well filling).
P 8325. H. 0.112; D. 0.086. Fragmentary, handle missing; restored.
Reddish clay, thin fabric; self-slip, fired gray in upper half as a result of stacking in the kiln. As [G 103].
I 44. Water jar, basket handle. PL 10.
P 8333. H. 0.271; D. 0.215. Fragmentary; restored. Hard, gray-buff clay; self-slip. Ovoid body on ring foot; low, flaring neck with everted, thickened lip. Ridged handle. Contrast [G 106], [J 45], M 44, M 88-S9, M 198.
P 2255. Deposit J 12:1 (early 3rd century filling). H. 0.325; D. 0.211. Intact. Buff to reddish clay, self-slip. Slender, ovoid, wheel-ridged body on ring foot; high, straight neck with rolled lip. Grooved handle. Compare J 44.
Storage, Layers I—III—fragments of a jar similar to P 2255.
P 7671. Deposit- B 12:1 (late 2nd to early 3rd century filling).
H. 0.405; D. 0.22. Intact; filling hole. Brownish gray clay with much mica, smooth on surface.
Ovoid, wheel-ridged body tapering to a tubular foot with thickened collar; short, narrow neck with thickened lip, flat on top. Splayed handle with single, broad groove. Lang, Dated Jars, no. 26. Compare F 65 and other jars there cited.
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