University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:73-25-9
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:Warriors
Warfare
Height: 6.7cm
Outside Diameter:6.4cm
Credit Line:Gift of Robert H. Bates, 1973
Other NumberL-224-13 - Old Loan Number

Description

Round aryballos. Buff clay (and self-slip?). Reserved ground. Band inside aperature at top. Three concentric rings on disk; dots on side. Three bars on handle. Tongues on shoulder. Frieze bordered by two lines above and three bekiw. Frieze: 3 hoplites, each with helmet, round shield and spear. In their area the field is decorated with closely spaced dots. Small circle around center of bottom; another of same thickness positioned about halfway to frieze boundary lines.


Bibliography:

[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 53; pl. 31, 1-2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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