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Accession_Number 47.10.1
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Ball
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration On the mouth, small daisy petals between bands; on side, row of dots between bands. Zigzag on handle. Monkey-faced horseman riding left. Behind him a star with incised lines crossing at centre. In front large ring enclosing a cross with incised lines crossing at centre. Circular painting on base with four radiating lines from centre.
Inscriptions
Condition Faded paint on mouth rim. Incision lines remain clear. Intact. Crack in base of handle.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Late Corinthian II
Date 550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0034.JPG
2002.97.0034.JPG
Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing rider on a horse.
2002.97.0035.JPG
2002.97.0035.JPG
Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the handle with the zigzag pattern.
2003.03.0001.jpg
2003.03.0001.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the legs of a horse and rider.
2003.97.0007.jpg
2003.97.0007.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing bottom end of horse and star design on body.
2003.97.0008.jpg
2003.97.0008.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing head of the horse design on body.
2003.97.0009.jpg
2003.97.0009.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing the mouth.
2003.97.0010.jpg
2003.97.0010.jpg
Underside view of a Corinthian aryballos, showing pattern on base.
2003.98.0206.jpg
2003.98.0206.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the handle with the zigzag pattern.
2003.98.0207.jpg
2003.98.0207.jpg
Front view of Corinthian ball aryballos showing man on horse back.
2003.98.0208.jpg
2003.98.0208.jpg
Top view of Corinthian ball aryballos looking into mouth showing faded pattern on lip.
2003.98.0209.jpg
2003.98.0209.jpg
View of base of Corinthian ball aryballos with swirl pattern of four curved lines.
2004.88.0007.jpg
2004.88.0007.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 3.19
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 7.5
Diameters 7.1
Handle_height 1.9
Other_dims. Mouth width 5.2Width of opening 1.1Neck width 1.7
Location Education
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 12.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 06.01.2006
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