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Accession_Number 2016.5.1
adlib_title Ball aryballos
Shape Ball aryballos
Shape_description Projecting disc-shaped rim with rounded lip from which emerges a short tubular neck which curves into a globular body with a flat bottom. A narrow strap handle curves to the shoulder. The bottom of the vase has a small flat recess in the centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR /8/3
Decoration Double incisions-black quaterings on the base and lower part of the body. Every fourth-fifth quatering superimposed red. Every fourth quatering incised zig-zag.
Inscriptions
Condition Wearing of painting on the body, neck, rim and handle.
Technique/Style Corinthian
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Corinthian
Date 625-575 a.C.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Side view of a ball aryballos (detail of the handle)
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View of the base of a ball aryballos (detail of the quaterings decoration)
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Side view of a ball aryballos
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Top view of a ball aryballos (detail of the mouth)
Comparanda 39.9.5
Bibliography CVA Reading 1,pl.3.14
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.4
Diameters 5.0
Handle_height 2.1
Other_dims. Rim width 3.5; Neck width 0.9
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Claudia Pinci; Joana Varela
Date_edited 12.5.2016; 24.04.2017
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