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Accession_Number 51.7.15
adlib_title Boeotian black-figure. there is a large blob of black glaze near the neck, opposite the handle. ring aryballos
Shape Ring aryballos
Shape_description A small mouth, with flaring lip, on a short concave stem, is joined smoothly to a ring aryballos, rectangular in section, approximating a sharp-edged donut, with beveled edges on the inside. A short strap handle rises slightly from the rim and curves smoothly to adhere to the exterior surface of the aryballos. Ure 57: 'Rectangular in section, as is normal in Boeotia'; cf. P.N. Ure, Hesperia 15 (1946) 45-50.Small mouth and handle. Angular shape with side and edge flat
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Reserved except for black glaze on the interior hollow and geometricising decoration: on one side, within two black bands, branches arranged in a radiate fashion; on the other side, within two black bands, radiate bands, some at various angles, intersecting; on the exterior 10 horizontal lines, each intersected by 7 short vertical bars.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. The body is cracked on one side, around the central hollow. The surface is scratched and pitted, with worn decoration.
Technique/Style Black-figure. There is a large blob of black glaze near the neck, opposite the handle.
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 550
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0352.jpg
2002.97.0352.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian geometricising ring aryballos, showing line design around edge.
2002.97.0353.jpg
2002.97.0353.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian geometricising ring aryballos, showing randomly positioned lines within a border of two concentric black lines.
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2004.06.0013.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian geometricising ring aryballos, showing pattern of stiff branches.
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2004.06.0014.jpg
Back view of a Boeotian geometricising ring aryballos, showing randomly positioned lines within a border of two concentric black lines.
2010.98.0086.jpg
2010.98.0086.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian, geometricising, ring aryballos.
2010.98.0087.jpg
2010.98.0087.jpg
Back view of a Boeotian, geometricising, ring aryballos.
2010.98.0088.jpg
2010.98.0088.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian, geometricising, ring aryballos.
2010.98.0234.jpg
2010.98.0234.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian ring aryballos.
2010.98.0235.jpg
2010.98.0235.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian ring aryballos, showing line design around the edge.
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2010.98.0236.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian ring aryballos, showing line design around the edge.
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2010.98.0237.jpg
Back view of a Boeotian ring aryballos, showing line design around the edge.
Comparanda Branches: cf. Heidelberg 286 (CVA Heidelberg 1, pl. 27.7)
Bibliography Ure 1963, 57, no. 10
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 7.8
Diameters Body 6.7; rim 1.9; neck 1.3; central hole 1.5
Handle_height 1.3
Other_dims.
Location Education
Edited_by Georgina; Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 06.08.2002; 02.08.2006; 10.08.2011
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