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Accession_Number 37.7.1
adlib_title Corinthian late corinthian i aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Flat-bottomed
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/6
Decoration On mouth, very broad band between two thin bands. Red oval pattern around neck with three red bands below Siren with outspread wings to left; on back a duck. Rosettes in field. Incision. Black, red in places. Purple for face and most of Siren, middle, part of wings, spots on upper part of wings.
Inscriptions
Condition Part of mouth restored.
Technique/Style Late Corinthian I
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 575-550
Dating_details
Artist Torino Painter
Attribution Attributed by Amyx 243.9
Image
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Front view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing a siren.
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Back view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing a bird.
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Top view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing the rim.
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Oblique views, from below, of two Corinthian ball aryballoi (37.7.1 at left and 37.7.2 at right), showing decoration on sides and bases.
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Aryballos, showing side and flat bottom. Decoration depicting a duck.
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Aryballos, side view. Shows siren with outspread wings.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 5.10; Szilagyi 1957, 14 ('Munich Siren Painter'); Amyx 1988, 243.9
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 13.5
Diameters 12.5
Handle_height 2.9
Other_dims.
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 12.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 11.01.2006
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