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Mug (Attic black-glaze ware)
mid 5th century BCE

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
8.6 × 9.6 × 8.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Attica, Greece
Accession Number
D321-1994
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Accessioned, 1994
Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Small, single-handled jug with a wide flaring mouth, a double-stemmed handle joined from the shoulder to the rim, each stem ending up in a curve outwards along the rim, a short neck, ovoid body and flat base. The mug is black-glazed all over, including the base, with vertical ribbing on the body. The natural clay is dark pink/buff.