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Accession_Number 34.10.2
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Round ('ball aryballos'). Wide flat rim to mouth with thin neck. Single handle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/2
Decoration On rim, one broad then three narrow bands and one band inside opening. Single band on lower part of rim, above handle. Main design is a cinquefoil, with each leaf joined by a stalk to circumference of central four-spoke wheel. At back below handle is a six-spoke wheel. Three-line spiral incised around body. Rest reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Wheel pattern is worn badly as has lower part of cinquefoil. Intact. Small chips to underside of mouth rim.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Late Corinthian II
Date 550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.04.0001.jpg
2003.04.0001.jpg
Side views of two Corinthian ball aryballoi (left, 34.10.2, and right, 26.6.11), from the back, showing decoration beneath strap handles.
2003.04.0082.jpg
2003.04.0082.jpg
Aryballos, side view. Shows cinquefoil decoration.
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2003.04.0086.jpg
Aryballos, side view. Shows cinquefoil decoration.
2005.05.0047.jpg
2005.05.0047.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing the cinquefoil decoration.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 4.13
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 7.4
Diameters 7.7
Handle_height 2.5
Other_dims. Mouth diameter 5.0
Location History grave
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 16.08.2002; 31.03.2004; 18.01.2006
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