Atkinson, Thomas [Mitarb.]
Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos — London, 1904

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204 R. C. BOSANQUET AND F. B. WELCH

figures to which this and the two preceding heads belonged must have
measured about '20 in length.

Head of boar (?), details in dull red-black paint on white wash ; perforated
cylindrical snout, high crest, eyes in relief, ears large but broken.

Belly of quadruped, reddish-brown paint on white wash.

Hcadless pig, XL. 31, with hollow well-formed body; half-way along
the back is a round aperture ; a marked spinal ridge along the back is con-
tinued in the teil, which is turned to one side; reddish surf'ace on which are
large spots in dull red paint ; length -08.

Fragment of a cow, Fig. 176, the largest and best-modelled of the animal
terracottas. Greenish-yellow clay covered with a white wash, on which are
spots of. conventional trilobate form in dull purple-black paint. Only the
hind-quarters, the tail switched across the Hank, the udder, and stumps of

Fig. 176.— Hind-quarters of TerracoTta Pig. 177.—Forepart op Terracotta Cow
Cow in Native Melian Ware. in Imported Mycenaean Ware.

two legs, are preserved. Like the preceding figure it is hollow and has a
round orifice half-way along the back. Original length probably '30, present
lengtli -18. Found in G 3 :10 in the Early Mycenaean Stratum (Second
City) at a depth of 2.40.

Small headless quadruped, XL. 32, cut with a knife out of a similar but
grecner clay, and adorned with lines of dull purple-black paint. Length -035.

Two legs, rough cylinders of clay, spreading at the foot, with white slip
and dull black paintingin lines and splashes; height '07.

Tail of bird (?), barred with lines of chocolate-brown paint on fine white
wash; width '0HH.

(d) Finc yelloiv clay with buff slip and glaze paint; imported Mycenaean.—
Horned head of ox, XL. 29, in good Mycenaean wäre.
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