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Accession_Number 29.5.4
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Ball
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Two bands on top of mouth and one on side. On the handle are five horizontal bars. Shoulder and bottom have a daisy/tongue pattern. On the body are four broad bands, alternating red for black and purple. All other areas are reserved. Base has small central concave circle.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Black faded to red. Chip to side of body taking off top layer of paint. Deposits below handle on body.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Early Corinthian / Middle Corinthian
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.03.0089.jpg
2003.03.0089.jpg
Front view of an aryballos, showing the handle and striped decoration.
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2005.05.0057.jpg
2005.05.0057.jpg
Front view of an aryballos, showing the striped decoration.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 3.15
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.5
Diameters 6.0
Handle_height 2.0
Other_dims. Mouth diameter 3.5
Location History grave
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 16.08.2002; 31.03.2004; 18.01.2006
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