Type D3 cooking vessel from Kiapha Thiti (Attica)

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AO0301.1

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Monday, May 13, 2013

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Complete cooking vessel (Kochtopf) of Type D3 from Kiapha Thiti (Attica). It is 14 cm in diameter on the rim, 6 cm at the base, and 19.5 cm high. The fabric is speckled brown, yellow red, light reddish brown, and dark reddish grey, covered with fine grooves, but also deeper brush-like marks. The potter's marks are etched on the underside of the base. Type D3 is cooking ware whose fabric is characterized by gold mica and dates to at least the Middle Helladic III period. (Marburger-Winckelmann Programm 1990)

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