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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).
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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.
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2003.04.0093.jpg
2003.04.0093.jpg
Aryballos, side view. Shows large double palmette.
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2007.05.0009.jpg
2007.05.0009.jpg
Oblique view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the mouth and exterior decoration.
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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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