Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Apulia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number L-64-165
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Corinthian
Provenience Italy | Apulia
Manufacture Location Corinth
Creator La Trobe Painter
Period Early Corinthian
Date Made 620-590 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Dancers

Round aryballos. Buff ware, buff slip. Dark brown, red and white painted decoration. Around aperture, tongues enclosed at edge by band. Line of dots on side of rim. Tongue pattern around shoulder. Frieze: three facing pairs of padded dancers wearing wreaths or fillets. Frieze bordered above by two bands, below by one. Around base, tongues radiate from small glazed circular depression and are enclosed by two fine concentric circles. Vertical zig-zag on back of handle, line on sides of handle.

Height 8.9 cm
Outside Diameter 8.6 cm
Other Number 99-130 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

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