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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.43
adlib_title Corinthian early protocorinthian ball aryballos
Shape Ball aryballos
Shape_description Broad projecting rim with slightly convex lip; short narrow neck curving into a globular body with rounded base; flat strap handle extends from the rim to the middle of the shoulder.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Black glaze (mostly disappeared). Incised decoration: a large double palmette and three rosettes (of which two remain).
Inscriptions
Condition One third of the rim is missing and the right side of the handle is chipped. The black glaze has chipped away, and there are tan deposits, especially around the mouth and the lower body.
Technique/Style Early Protocorinthian
Provenance
Period Early Archaic
Date 725-700
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0062.JPG
2002.97.0062.JPG
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the left side of an Early Protocorinthian ball aryballos.
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2003.93.0289.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the left side of an Early Protocorinthian ball aryballos.
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2003.97.0073.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the left side of an Early Protocorinthian ball aryballos.
2003.97.0074.jpg
2003.97.0074.jpg
Right side view of an Early Protocorinthian ball aryballos.
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2003.97.0075.jpg
Right side view of an Early Protocorinthian ball aryballos, showing the lip.
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2003.97.0076.jpg
Right side view of an Early Protocorinthian ball aryballos, showing the rounded base.
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2004.99.0339.jpg
Top view of the top of an Early Protocorinthian aryballos, showing the missing section of the rim.
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2004.99.0340.jpg
Top view of the bottom of an Early Protocorinthian aryballos, showing the rounded base.
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2004.99.0341.jpg
Front view of an Early Protocorinthian aryballos.
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2004.99.0342.jpg
Front view of an Early Protocorinthian aryballos, showing the handle.
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2004.99.0343.jpg
Oblique view of an Early Protocorinthian aryballos.
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2004.99.0344.jpg
Front view of the body of an Early Protocorinthian aryballos.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.4
Diameters 5.4
Handle_height 1.5
Other_dims.
Location 7.2.2
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 10.07.2004
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