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Accession_Number 26.7.4
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Round ('ball aryballos')
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Top of mouth one thick and four thin bands. Dots appear on side. Four horizontal lines appear on the handle. Daisy pattern on shoulder and below that three bands. Three warriors marching right in snowstorm, spears sloping forwards. Shield of central warrior blazoned with flying bird, other two divided vertically, one half red and the other brown. All figures and shields are incised. Six bands down to base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Chip to body. Design remains clear and the colours have not eroded.
Technique/Style
Provenance Purchased in Athens
Period Middle Corinthian
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0059.JPG
2002.97.0059.JPG
3/4 view of the front/right side of a Corinthian aryballos,showing two armed warriors with hoplite shield and spear.
2003.97.0053.jpg
2003.97.0053.jpg
Back view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing part of the body with no design, and striped handle.
2003.97.0054.jpg
2003.97.0054.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing warrior design on the body.
2003.97.0055.jpg
2003.97.0055.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing circular pattern on the mouth.
2003.97.0056.jpg
2003.97.0056.jpg
Underside view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing circular pattern on the base.
2004.95.0068.jpg
2004.95.0068.jpg
Side/front view of Corinithian aryballos, showing part of the body designed and part not.
2004.95.0069.jpg
2004.95.0069.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing part of the body with design.
2004.95.0070.jpg
2004.95.0070.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing part design, part not.
2004.95.0071.jpg
2004.95.0071.jpg
Back view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing part of the body with no design.
2004.95.0072.jpg
2004.95.0072.jpg
Underside view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing circular pattern on the base.
2004.95.0073.jpg
2004.95.0073.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing circular pattern on the mouth.
2011.98.0100.jpg
2011.98.0100.jpg
Detail of the left side of a Corinthian black-figure aryballos, showing an armed warrior with hoplite shield and spear.
2011.98.0101.jpg
2011.98.0101.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing circular pattern on the mouth.
2011.98.0102.jpg
2011.98.0102.jpg
Underside view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing circular pattern on the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 4.8
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
reference 3
Beazley_DB
Height 5.9
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height 1.2
Other_dims.
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 06.01.2006
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