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By Catherine Morgan

This ebook studies the character and social functionality of Attic superb pottery imported to the Greek colony of Phanagoria within the Taman Peninsula, southern Russia. the 1st a part of the booklet studies the historical past of study at Phanagoria, and provides an absolutely illustrated catalogue of Attic imports from the excavations of the Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1971-1996) and latterly the college of London. A concluding part examines imports from the town and its cemeteries within the wider context of the "Bosporan nation, drawing jointly a wide selection of comparanda specially from the towns of the Taman Peninsula. through comparability of knowledge from Athens, the northern Aegean, Ionia, and the northern Black Sea, the altering function of Attic pottery in Black Sea exchange is classed.

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In the case of modern judgments, for example, the separation of oil containers from toilet vessels is particularly problematic. A lesser difficulty arises from different approaches to the same shape decorated in different techniques. 51 In view of the imprecision of ancient terminology for drinking vessels, with overarching descriptions covering categories which we now subdivide,52 it seems clear that this is a problem of modern making which should not detain us. More serious are judgments 48 See Amyx 1958, 198–199 (krater), 202–205 (lekos/lekanis).

Ca. 530 onwards. g. Samothrace 11, 517, 520, cat. XS-1 (one-piece amphora, 530–520, no comparison for costume reported), but there are no good parallels for this, and it is thus more likely that the columnar drapery belongs to a standing figure within a larger group. Upper City, 1979: Area 9, substructure, level 3. Moscow, Institute of Archaeology. Amphora or Oinochoe 10 Pls. 2, 32 Shoulder sherd of an amphora or oinochoe. The junction with the neck is marked by a groove: thickening section at the lower break marks the edge of the handle attachment.

Moscow, Institute of Archaeology. Black-Figure 11 Pls. 2, 32 Shoulder sherd. Row of tongues radiating from junction with neck. Brown wash. Ht. 015, w. 036, th. 005. Ca. 530 onwards. Upper City, 1979: Area 9, layer 20. Moscow, Institute of Archaeology. Pelike Red-Figure 12 Pls. 2, 32 Neck pelike. Neck sherd, just below rim. Fillet below outturn to rim: probably roundsection handle scar at bottom right. Palmette frieze with border line; relief line around CATALOGUE 9 – 14 33 palmette. Burnt consistently through section, also affecting surface appearance (perhaps kiln damage).

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