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Accession_Number 49.8.11
adlib_title Corinthian middle corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Ball aryballos. Wide concave rim, thin strap handle projecting from the rim and connecting it to the shoulder. Round body, slightly concave underside of the base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration On mouth three concentric black bands; dots on edge. Zigzag pattern on handle. On the shoulder, black tongues. The figure decorated body zone is framed by three thin horizontal parallel black bands. On the body two confronted lions, between which an incized rosette. Dots and irregularly drawn rosettes on the background. Two concentric circles on the underside of the base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Small chip on rim and on the body. At parts the black paint is fired reddish. Paint faded on the top of the rim, underside of the base and on some rosettes and on one of the lions.
Technique/Style Middle Corinthian
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0032.JPG
Right side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing a lion.
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Left side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing a lion.
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Front view of a Middle Corinthian ball aryballos, showing a rosette between two confronting lions.
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3/4-right side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing a lion.
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Left side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing a lion.
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Top view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the lip.
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Bottom view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing concentric circles on the base.
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.7
Diameters Rim 3.6; body 5.8, neck 1.5
Handle_height 1.9
Other_dims. W. handle 1.6
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 12.07.2002; 06.01.2006; 03.08.2006
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