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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Aryballos   (1942.01.0001)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Early - Middle Corinthian, 600 – 550 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 6.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 5.9 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 55 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Slip
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Painting, Incising, Firing
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray to Black (N 2.5/ 4.6% R) -Black slip on body. Brownish Pink (5YR 7/2) -Accretion on body. Light Brown (7.5YR 5/6) -Red slip, partial coverage.

Research Remarks

Published Description

CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS Shape and Ornament: Spherical body, round bottom, concave handle. Brown concentric bands on flat surface of the mouth and edge of lip. On the body, a quatrefoil with petals. Accessory Colors: Purple petals. Ex. M. H. Trowbridge Collection. About 600-550 B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 5, 5.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

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

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Mary L. Trowbridge Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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