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Accession_Number 27.3.7
adlib_title Corinthian late protocorinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Scale aryballos (pointed/piriform). Referred to as lekythos in CVA.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration On lip rays and a circle around the outer edge. Rays on shoulder. Five broad reddish-purple bands on the body, each with two thin black lines superimposed. Between bands there are double rows of black scales. Triangular rays radiate from bottom upwards. Slightly concave base. Object is top heavy.
Inscriptions
Condition Most of mouth restored so paint has been lost. A good amount of colour remains on the body.
Technique/Style Late Protocorinthian
Provenance Presumably from Cumae
Period Subgeometric
Date 625-600
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0058.JPG
Right side view of a Protocorinthian scale aryballos.
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2003.03.0003.jpg
Right side view of a Protocorinthian scale aryballos, showing decoration on body and handle.
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2003.03.0083.jpg
Side view of aryballos, showing intact neck and handle. Striped decoration.
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2003.57.0006.jpg
An intact Corinthian scale aryballos with lid.
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2003.57.0093.jpg
A Corinthian scale aryballos (pointed/piriform.)
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2003.57.0096.jpg
Lid of a Corinthian scale aryballos.
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2003.57.0097.jpg
A Corinthian scale aryballos.
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2003.97.0134.jpg
Left side view of a Protocorinthian scale aryballos.
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Right side view of a Protocorinthian scale aryballos.
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2003.97.0136.jpg
Top view of a Protocorinthian scale aryballos, showing partially restored lip.
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2003.97.0137.jpg
Bottom view of a Protocorinthian scale aryballos, showing base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 3.7; Neeft 1987, no. 2042
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 7.0
Diameters Rim 3.0; neck 1.3; body 3.9; foot 1.1
Handle_height 2.3
Other_dims.
Location 7.2.3
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004
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