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Accession_Number REDMG:1942.5.6.1
adlib_title Corinthian late corinthian i ball aryballos
Shape Ball aryballos
Shape_description Broad projecting rim with flat upper surface, overhanging lip, and concave underside curving into a short narrow neck that broadens to a globular body with rounded base; flat strap handle falls directly from the rim to the middle of the shoulder.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Five bands around mouth, some broader than others; one broad band encircles the exterior of the rim; short tongues emerge from the neck, over the shoulder. Body: quatrefoil pattern at front; four-pointed star at back.
Inscriptions
Condition Rim chipped above and below; surface worn and decoration eroded at front.
Technique/Style Late Corinthian I
Provenance Found in Boeotia
Period High Archaic
Date 575-550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0037.JPG
Front view of an inverted Corinthian ball aryballos showing the body and base with quatrefoil design.
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2003.97.0029.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos.
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2003.97.0030.jpg
3/4-left side view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing quatrefoil design on the body.
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2003.97.0031.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the mouth.
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2003.97.0032.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the rounded base and some of the quatrefoil design.
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2004.99.0332.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian ball ayrballos, showing some of the quatrefoil design on the body.
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2004.99.0333.jpg
Front view of the back of a Corinthian ball aryballow, showing the four pointed star decoration.
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2004.99.0334.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian ball ayrballos, showing the some of the quatrefoil design on the body.
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2004.99.0335.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian ball ayrballos, showing some of the quatrefoil design on the body.
2004.99.0336.jpg
2004.99.0336.jpg
Front view of an inverted Corinthian ball aryballos showing the body and base with quatrefoil design.
2004.99.0337.jpg
2004.99.0337.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the rounded base and dome of the quatrefoil design.
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2004.99.0338.jpg
Top view of the top of a Corinthian ball aryballos, showing the five bands decoration around the mouth.
Comparanda Cf. 34.8.9
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.0
Diameters Rim 4.9, body 7.3
Handle_height 2.2
Other_dims. W. handle 2.2
Location History grave
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 18.01.2006
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