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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.19
adlib_title Corinthian aryballos
Shape Aryballos
Shape_description Round ('ball aryballos')
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/2
Decoration Traces of four (?) bands on mouth and three lines on handle. Tongues on shoulder with two bands below. Main design (starting from below handle going left to right) a human (?) figure on a horse facing right, a lion biting the foot of a warrior who is defending himself with shield, a large creature (possibly a panther), and a man. These pictures are all incised. Dots and rosettes incised with asterisks in field. Five bands around base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but with a couple of small chips on the body. Decoration very worn around mouth; images remain reasonably clear despite erosion of colouring.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Corinthian
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0065.JPG
View of a Corinthian ball aryballos from the rear.
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2003.04.0007.jpg
Side view of two Corinthian ball aryballoi (26.8.2 at left and RM.87.35.19 at right).
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2003.04.0097.jpg
Aryballos, side view. Under handle, stationary horseman; then what is likely a small lion standing behind warrior to right.
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2003.04.0099.jpg
Aryballos, side view. A warrior with a shield on his extended left arm, attacking a lion. Beyond the lion, man walking to the right.
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2003.57.0005.jpg
Two Corinthian round ball aryballos.
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2003.57.0094.jpg
A Corinthian round ball aryballos.
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2003.57.0095.jpg
A Corinthian round ball aryballos.
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2003.93.0180.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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2003.97.0077.jpg
View of Corinthian ball aryballos, slightly from the right.
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2003.97.0078.jpg
View of Corinthian ball aryballos from the left side.
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2003.97.0079.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing mouth.
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2003.97.0080.jpg
Base of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing a concentric ring pattern.
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Front view (side A) of an Apulian red-figure column krater, showing a warrior with a shield and two spears and two prisoners with bound hands.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 4.5
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.6
Diameters 6.5
Handle_height 1.7
Other_dims.
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004
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