Fragment with Bird (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird (?)
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Overall Dim (max): 5.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment with Bird (?). Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; decorated in brown and light grayish green. Blown in dip mold; stained. Fragment. Base has dome on floor and flat underside, with band of radiating mold-blown ribs beginning 1.5 cm from center (six of approximately 90 ribs survive); pontil mark roughly circular (D. 1 cm). Decorated on exterior only. Part of head and neck of bird(?) seen in profile, facing left: head has beak (possibly holding stem or leaf), circular eye, and crest; neck is fairly long and has vertical row of four narrow horizontal crescents; head and neck are solid grayish green, except for eye and crescents, which are not colored; outlines appear to be painted in brownish green, but these may be "halos". Below beak and in front of neck, part of indeterminate brown motif, possibly vegetal.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source