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Accession_Number 37.7.2
adlib_title Corinthian late corinthian i aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Flat-bottomed
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/2
Decoration On mouth three bands, middle one broad; on handle horizontal bands at top and bottom. Daisy petal pattern on shoulder. with three brown bands beneath. Bearded siren with outspread wings to left. In field dots and rough rosettes, one incised with parallel lines. Back left plain in the 'white style'. Bands around foot and two on base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but base of handle coming away slightly from the shoulder. Good condition design of siren and clearly incised lines. Some areas of red on handle ande below, possibly where darker paint has worn away. Some chips to underside of the mouth.
Technique/Style Late Corinthian I
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 575-550
Dating_details
Artist Painter of the Goateed Sirens
Attribution Attributed by Szilagyi 1957 ('probably') and Amyx 141.4
Image
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Front view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing bearded siren design on the body.
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Front views of two Corinthian ball aryballoi (37.7.1 at left and 37.7.2 at right), showing decoration on sides.
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Aryballos, side view showing flat bottom. Decoration dpicting a bearded siren with outstretched wing.
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Aryballos, side view. Shows head, chest, and outstretched wing of bearded siren.
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2003.97.0065.jpg
2003.97.0065.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing bearded siren design on the body.
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Back view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing part of the body with no pattern.
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Top view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing the lip.
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Bottom view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 5.9; Szilagyi 1957, 14 n. 6; Amyx in EAA 7 (1966) 345; Amyx 1988, 141.4
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.5
Diameters Rim 4.3; neck 2.2; body 8.0
Handle_height 2.1
Other_dims.
Location Greece
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 09.01.2006
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