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Accession_Number 37.11.3
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Round ('ball aryballos'). Slightly flattened base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration The lip is decorated with five bands, of which the middle one is broad. On body, quatrefoil design, where all four leaves have red centres. On back, below handle, eight-rayed star. Bottom patterned with three arches (cf. RM.25.53.42).
Inscriptions
Condition Chips to mouth. Some erosion of paint on the quatrefoil design. Intact.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 575-550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0067.JPG
2002.97.0067.JPG
Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing a quatrefoil design.
2003.05.0004.jpg
2003.05.0004.jpg
A Corinthian ball aryballos, 3/4-view from the back, showing a star beneath the strap handle.
2003.05.0008.jpg
2003.05.0008.jpg
View of the lower part of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the quatrefoil design.
2003.97.0045.jpg
2003.97.0045.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian aryballos.
2003.97.0046.jpg
2003.97.0046.jpg
Left side view of a Corinthian aryballos.
2003.97.0047.jpg
2003.97.0047.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing the mouth and decorated lip
2003.97.0048.jpg
2003.97.0048.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing the continuation of the quatrefoil design on the body.
2005.05.0044.jpg
2005.05.0044.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing the quatrefoil design.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 5.3
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.5
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location History grave
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 18.01.2006
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