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Accession_Number 37.11.2
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Round ('ball aryballos')
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Top of mouth has one thick then one thin band. The handle has vertical zigzag (much worn) between bars. The shoulder has a daisy pattern above three bands. Bottom four circles round central spot. Over front of whole vase and covering part of bands is a large double palmette shape with projecting lines and groups of dots at one end and a circular pattern with dot at the other. Random dots over back area of body. Bands around base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Bands on mouth and body particularly worn.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Corinthian
Date 575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.04.0006.jpg
2003.04.0006.jpg
Side views of three Corinthian ball aryballoi (from left to right: 37.11.2, 11.10.6, and 34.10.1).
2003.04.0085.jpg
2003.04.0085.jpg
Aryballos, side view. Shows two of four circles around central spot, with which bottom portion is decorated.
2003.04.0093.jpg
2003.04.0093.jpg
Aryballos, side view. Shows large double palmette.
2007.05.0009.jpg
2007.05.0009.jpg
Oblique view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the mouth and exterior decoration.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 4.12
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.1
Diameters Mouth 3.3; body 5.7
Handle_height 1.3
Other_dims.
Location RMS Loans Online
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 16.08.2002; 31.03.2004
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