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Artifact Identification Aryballos   (1922.01.0015)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 575 – 550 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 7.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 4.7 cm
Weight 92 g
Measuring Remarks D3 is the rim diameter.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Slip
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Painting, Firing
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. Tongues on flat surface of mouth and shoulder. Dots on edge of rim. Edges of handle glazed. One the body, quatrefoil with net interstices and tongues below. Dimensions and Condition. H. 0.074 m.; d. body 0.075 m.; d. rim 0.047 m. Buff clay, dark brown glaze. Slight chipping, glaze worn. About 575-550 B.C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 5, 6.

Description N/A

Louvre A.M. 1569 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Louvre 8 [France 12], p. 32, pl. 28: 15). Rhitsona Tomb 14 (Payne, Necrocorinthia, 1931. P. 320, fig. 161, no. 1263)


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 7, Plate 5, 6.

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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