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Artifact Identification Aryballos   (1922.01.0030)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), Late Corinthian, 575 – 550 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 6.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 6.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 4.4 cm
Weight 57 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 Dark Reddish Orange (10 R 4/8) -ns Light Grayish Yellowish Brown ( 10 YR 7.5/3) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS Spherical body, round bottom, vertical handle. Broad band and two stripes on edge of rim. Quatrefoil, with four petals, netted interstices, and tongues below. Accessory Colors: Red: bands, stripes, and petals. About 575-550 B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 5, 8.

Description N/A

Aryballos from Rhitsona tomb 14 (Payne, Necrocorinthia, 1931. Pp. 320-321, fig. 161).


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

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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