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Accession_Number 37.11.1
adlib_title Corinthian late protocorinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Scale Aryballos (pointed/piriform)
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Black, partly fired to brick-red, on brownish-buff. On mouth and shoulder daisy pattern; on handle three bands of vertical zigzags. Main zone: scales, drawn with parallel incised lines with red teardrops occupying angle in alternate rows. Two bands below, then tongues. Base shows one band and a dot in the centre.
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Condition Intact and shape undamaged. Colouring is worn away but the pattern of scales still remains clear. Most worn is the handle and the top of the mouth.
Technique/Style Late Protocorinthian
Provenance
Period Subgeometric
Date 640-580
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Attribution
Image
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A Late Protocorinthian/Transitional lekythos between two Corinthian bombylioi (left, 25.8.4 and right, 39.9.4), shown from the side.
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Three-quarter back view of a Corinthian scale aryballos.
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2003.32.0002.jpg
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Left side view of a Corinthian scale aryballos.
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2003.34.0003.jpg
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Left side view of a Corinthian scale Aryballos.
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2003.34.0097.jpg
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Left side view of a Corinthian scale aryballos.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA 3.9; Neeft 1987 284, no. 2046
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Beazley_DB
Height 11.5
Diameters Body 4.8; base 1.7
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Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 16.01.2006
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