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Accession_Number 27.4.10
adlib_title Corinthian bombylios
Shape Bombylios
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration On neck and bottom daisy pattern. On front of body, two cocks facing; between them a small swan. At back (very faded) above cocks' tails inverted lotus, below small duck. Field rosettes of early type. Incisions, added red.
Inscriptions
Condition Mouth missing
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Early Corinthian
Date 625-600
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.03.0009.jpg
2003.03.0009.jpg
Side view of three Corinthian bombylioi (from left to right: 27.4.10, 26.12.3, and 25.8.4).
2003.03.0092.jpg
2003.03.0092.jpg
Side view of bombylios, with mouth missing. Shows faded decoration showing birds: duck, cocks, swan.
2003.03.0094.jpg
2003.03.0094.jpg
Side view of bombylios, mouth missing.
2003.39.0092.jpg
2003.39.0092.jpg
Front view of bombylios, showing external decoration.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 3.12
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 8.5 (pres.)
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location RMS Loans Online
Edited_by Karen
Date_edited 31.03.2004
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