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Accession_Number 49.8.4
adlib_title Corinthian late protocorinthian flat-bottomed aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Flat-bottomed aryballos. Broad, flat rim; tall thin neck; vertical strap handle; rounded body; small footring; slightly convex base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration On the mouth, tonges framed by black bands. On the shoulder, tongues. Neck reserved. Lip has dots around the edge. On the handle, the decoration is hardly preserved, probably black bands zig-zag. Body has three purple bands with double rows of vertical dashes between them. There is a zone of tongues around the base, above of which thin brown line. On the underside of the base, black dot at the centre and traces of black band around it.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact except for one chip on body and some small around the ring foot. Paint worn on mouth and especially handle and parts of the body. Most of decoration survives and body pattern is clear.
Technique/Style Late Protocorinthian
Provenance
Period Early Archaic
Date 650-600
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.97.0130.jpg
2003.97.0130.jpg
Left side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing daisy pattern on shoulder.
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2003.97.0131.jpg
2003.97.0131.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing slightly slanted mouth and band and vertical line design on body.
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2003.97.0132.jpg
2003.97.0132.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing faded decoration on rim.
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2003.97.0133.jpg
2003.97.0133.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Corinthian ball aryballos, showing slightly convex base with dot and ring decoration.
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2008.99.0365.jpg
2008.99.0365.jpg
Oblique top-left side view of a Corinthian flat-bottomed aryballos.
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2008.99.0366.jpg
2008.99.0366.jpg
Left side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing daisy pattern on shoulder.
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2008.99.0367.jpg
2008.99.0367.jpg
Back side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the handle from the front.
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2008.99.0368.jpg
2008.99.0368.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the handle.
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2008.99.0369.jpg
2008.99.0369.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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2008.99.0370.jpg
2008.99.0370.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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2008.99.0371.jpg
2008.99.0371.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.5
Diameters Rim 3.1; mouth 0.6; neck 1.1; body 4.0; base 2.6
Handle_height 2.3
Other_dims. H. neck 1.3
Location 7.2.3
Edited_by Denise; Teifi; Joana Varela
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 04.09.2006; 19.04.2017
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