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Artifact Identification Aryballosf   (1922.01.0110)
  1. Personal Artifacts
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  3. Toilet Articles
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  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker Attributed to by or near the Torina Painter by D. Amyx.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 570–550 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 12.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 11.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 7.1 cm
Weight 261 g
Measuring Remarks D3 is the base diameter.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8 ) -ns Pale Orange Yellow ( 10 YR 8/3.5) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS Shape and Ornament: Footed aryballos, with rounded body and curved strap handle. On the shoulder are tongues. Concentric glaze bands decorate the flat surface of the mouth, borders of the siren and duck frieze, and the underside of the vase. Subject: A siren with spread wings faces left. On either side of her are ducks and crude rosettes. Accessory Colors: Purple, siren's flesh and wings. Attributed to by or near the Torino Painter by D. Amyx. Late Corinthian, 570-550 B.C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 4, 3-4.

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Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 6, Plate 4, 3-4. University of Cal. Pub. Clas. Arch., by D. A. AMyx, I (1943) 230 n. 75. this aryballos is mentioned in this text according to a letter from J. L. Benson, dated 7/26/1963, Request log, WC01.

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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