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Accession_Number 30.4.2
adlib_title Corinthian late corinthian i aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Round ('ball aryballos')
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/2
Decoration On top of mouth thin fields between two groups of circles; side, row of small dots between bands. Three horizontal lines on handles. Bearded goat to left, head erect, added red on neck and stomach. Field rosettes mainly cruciform with diagonal incisions crossing at centre. Below goat, three bands around base with a gap before four more circles meeting at centre of base. Partly white style, where a large area remains free of design.
Inscriptions
Condition Worn paint on mouth. Some wearing on goat but added colour remains. Shinier glazse remains on the base of the object than on the top.
Technique/Style Late Corinthian I
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 575-550
Dating_details
Artist Redingote Painter; Blaricum Painter
Attribution Perhaps the Redingote Painter, according to Amyx 1988; but see Neeft 1977, no.27 for the Blaricum Painter
Image
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Side view of three Corinthian ball aryballoi (from left to right: 29.5.3, 30.4.2, and 27.4.9), turned at different angles.
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Side view of aryballos, showing field rosettes.
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Left side view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing goat design of the body.
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Right side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the handle.
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Top view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the lip.
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Bottom view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing concentric circles on the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 4.2; C.W. Neeft 'The Dolphin Painter and his Workshop,' BABesch 3 (1977-8) 52-53, 149; Amyx 1988, 239, pl. 106.2
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.5
Diameters Rim 4.1; mouth 0.9; neck 1.1; body 6.2
Handle_height 2.0
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 09.01.2006
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