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Accession_Number 26.7.5
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Round ('ball aryballos')
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration On top of mouth are four equal width bands and on the side are dots. Horizontal bands appear on the handle. Daisy pattern on shoulder. Three warriors marching right in snowstorm; spears sloping forwards. Shields divided vertically by three incised lines; some added red paint. Below, three narrow bands, three wider and small inverted base. Large area left plain in the 'white style'.
Inscriptions
Condition Half mouth missing and large chips to underside of the mouth. Good condition paint. Intact.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Corinthian
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.97.0069.jpg
2003.97.0069.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing warrior design on the body.
2003.97.0070.jpg
2003.97.0070.jpg
Side/back view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing part of the body with no pattern.
2003.97.0071.jpg
2003.97.0071.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing the mouth.
2003.97.0072.jpg
2003.97.0072.jpg
Underside view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing the base.
2005.05.0043.jpg
2005.05.0043.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing warrior design on the body.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 4.9
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.0
Diameters 6.0
Handle_height 1.6
Other_dims.
Location History grave
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 18.01.2006
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