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Accession_Number 27.3.8
adlib_title Corinthian late protocorinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Ovoid. Referred to as lekythos in CVA.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration On lip, rays. On handle, two horizontal bands. Shoulder decoration consists of a repeated inverted comma pattern. On body a line, a band, six narrow lines, and, in the main zone, two lions (with traces of a third lion between them), with rosettes between their tails. Four thick black bands, each with thin red bands superimposed. Band of five rays rising from base. Two bands around foot and base coloured black.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but with deep chips in body. Top half of object very badly worn, and decoration faded.
Technique/Style Late Protocorinthian
Provenance Presumably from Cumae
Period Late Protocorinthian / Early Corinthian
Date ca. 650
Dating_details
Artist Tor Pisana Workshop
Attribution Neeft 1987
Image
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Three Protocorinthian aryballoi (from left to right: 27.3.8, 27.3.4, and 27.3.5).
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Side view of intact aryballos, showing neck and handle. Decoration (two lions?) visible.
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Right side view of a Protocorinthian ovoid aryballos.
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Left side view of a Protocorinthian ovoid aryballos.
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Top view of a Protocorinthian ovoid aryballos, showing the rim
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Bottom view of a Protocorinthian ovoid aryballos, showing the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 3.4; Neeft 1987, 196, no. 2043
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.8
Diameters Rim 2.7, body 3.2, foot 1.1
Handle_height 1.6
Other_dims.
Location 7.2.3
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Julia
Date_edited 22.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 19.05.2016
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