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Accession_Number REDMG:1926.99.50
adlib_title Corinthian incised ball aryballos
Shape Ball aryballos
Shape_description Flaring broad lip, quite short, above a short neck which curves into a globular body, round bottomed.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 6/4
Decoration Black band on inside of mouth; three black bands on rim; exterior off lip decorated with a series of dots; handle decorated with vertical bars on either side. Daisy petals extend from the neck (each petal is decorated with a white dot), below which are two lines, a warrior frieze, two lines, and a black band . The three warriors, lightly incised, each stand profile to the right, and are indicated by two lines (extending from the top right and bottom left) for the spears, and two more lines (extending below) for the legs; each carries a large round shield decorated with incised circles.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete except for a chip missing from the mouth; comprised of three rejoined fragments (two of which are small rim pieces); surface slightly gouged
Technique/Style Incised
Provenance
Period Archaic
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing handle.
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2004.99.0695.jpg
Oblique view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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Oblique view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing one and part of another of the warriors.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the handle.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing one of the warriors.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing one of the warriors and part of two others.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing one of the warriors and part of two others.
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Front view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing one and part of another of the warriors.
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Top view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the bands on the mouth.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.2
Diameters Mouth 3.5; body 6.4
Handle_height 2.3
Other_dims. W. handle 2.0; H. lip 0.5
Location Reading Museum loan boxes
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 27.08.2004
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