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Accession_Number 26.12.3
adlib_title Corinthian late protocorinthian alabastron; bombylios
Shape Alabastron; bombylios
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Handle with hole for suspension. On top of mouth are three concentric circles. On side is a band. Neck has daisy petal pattern. Body: bands above and below the main design of a man attacking a lion. At back large black circle with black centre. In field rosettes with incisions intersecting at centre and dots. Added red for decoration. Many bands on base.
Inscriptions
Condition Small hole in body has perhaps been filled to repair. Much wear on paint although lion remain clear.
Technique/Style Late Protocorinthian
Provenance Probably Boeotia
Period Early Archaic
Date 650-625
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0141.JPG
2002.97.0141.JPG
Front view of a Late Protocorinthian alabastron, decorated with a man attacking a lion.
2002.97.0142.JPG
2002.97.0142.JPG
Back view of a Late Protocorinthian alabastron, decorated with a man attacking a lion.
2003.03.0008.jpg
2003.03.0008.jpg
Front view of three Corinthian alabastra (from left to right: 26.12.3, 27.4.10, and 25.8.4).
2003.03.0091.jpg
2003.03.0091.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Late Protocorinthian alabastron, decorated with a man attacking a lion.
2003.03.0095.jpg
2003.03.0095.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Late Protocorinthian alabastron, decorated with a man attacking a lion.
2003.97.0259.jpg
2003.97.0259.jpg
Top view of a Late Protocorinthian alabastron, showing the mouth and some design on the body.
2003.97.0260.jpg
2003.97.0260.jpg
Front view of a Late Protocorinthian alabastron, decorated with a man attacking a lion.
2003.97.0261.jpg
2003.97.0261.jpg
Back view of a Late Protocorinthian alabastron, decorated with a man attacking a lion.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 3.13
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 10.0
Diameters Rim 3.7; neck 1.2
Handle_height 1.8
Other_dims.
Location Greece
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 23.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 09.01.2006
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