Quatrefoil Aryballos

1922.01.0016

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Quatrefoil Aryballos   (1922.01.0016)
Classification Personal Artifacts : Toilet Articles : Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West, Greece, Italy, Peloponisos, Corinth
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 575 – 550 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 7.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 6.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 5.0 cm
Weight 86 g
Measuring Remarks D2 is the body diameter. D3 is the rim diameter.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellowish Pink (5 YR 7.5/3.5 ) -ns Dark Grayish Brown ( 5 YR 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS Shape and Ornament: Spherical body, round bottom, thick vertical handle. Glazed concentric circles on upper surface of mouth. Two glazed bands on edge of lip. Quatrefoil, with interstices and petals. Accessory Colors: Purple: Petals of quatrefoil About 575-550 B.C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 5, 7.

Description N/A
Comparanda

Basel, no. 1941.335 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Basel 1 [Schweiz 4] p. 50, Plate 16:6)

Bibliography

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 7-8, Plate 5, 7.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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