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Aryballos

Object Number:
68-36-7
Current Location:
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Manufacture Location:
Corinth
Maker:
Warrior Group
Locus:
Osteria
Period:
Early Corinthian
Date Made:
620-590 BC
Early Date:
-620
Late Date:
-590
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Sphinx
Swan
Description:
Round aryballos. Glaze cracking and chipped off in places. Spherical body with small round indentation in base. Short neck, wide rim. Wide vertical band handle, lip to central shoulder. Painted dec.: black glaze with added matte red. On base, pinwheel. On body, from center front, swan (facing L) with red band across wing between 2 facing sphinxes. Sphinxes have red faces and bands on sickle wings. Another swan (facing L) under handle. Details of painting frequently and carefully incised. Ground filled with neatly incised blob rosettes. Figures bordered by double lines above and below. On shoulder and rim, tongue pattern. On handle: horizontal bands. Fine clay, fired creamy buff.
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 52; pl. 31, 5-8
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