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Aryballos

Object Number:73-25-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Corinthian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Corinth
Period: Middle Corinthian Period
Date Made: 595-570 BC
Early Date: -595
Late Date: -570
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Palmette-Cross
Height: 8 cm
Outside Diameter:7.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Robert H. Bates, 1973
Other Number:L-224-29 - Old Loan Number

Description

Round aryballos with conical bottom. Band inside aperture; at top, three concentric rings on disk. Dots on side of disk. Tongues on shoulder. Frieze: palmette-cross, overlapping encircling lines, each palmette tied by a bar incised four times; interlocking stems form a concave lozenge shape. Frieze bordered by two stripes above and below, the lowest of these quite wide. On bottom, three concentric rings around central depression. Handle outline vertically and has two rough horizontal bars. Buff clay (and self-slip?).

Bibliography:

[Book] Benson, Jack L., and Schaus, Gerald P. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. University Museum 2; USA 29. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 53-54; pl. 32, 6-9View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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