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Accession_Number 39.9.4
adlib_title Corinthian bombylios
Shape Bombylios
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Small hole on extend piece beside neck, presumably for suspension of object. Orange-quartering effect produced by double-incised lines running top to bottom. Quarterings in sequence repeated three times: black, black with white dots, black, black with superimposed red. Bottom flattened.
Inscriptions
Condition Half mouth missing and some paint worn on the body below the missing parts.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Early Corinthian
Date 625-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0072.JPG
2002.97.0072.JPG
Side view of a Corinthian bombylois, showing a vertical row of dots.
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2003.97.0090.jpg
Corinthian bombylios, side view showing small handle.
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2003.97.0091.jpg
Side profile of Corinthian bombylios, showing that part of the mouth is missing.
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2003.97.0092.jpg
Bottom of Corinthian bombylios.
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2003.97.0093.jpg
Top view of Corinthian bombylois, showing that over half of the mouth is broken.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 3.11
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.0
Diameters 4.9
Handle_height
Other_dims. Mouth diameter 3.4
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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