Corinthian Aryballos

Corinthian Aryballos

Made By: Corinthian, Greek

Date: 650-550 BC
Medium: terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
circumference: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification: ANCIENT
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Anna M. Stetson
Object number: CG.44
DescriptionThe clay is a pale yellowish-buff with decoration in black glaze with added red glaze and incision. Two warriors are shown in a battle scene. Both are armed with Plumed helmets round shields, and shields. On the right, the warrior wears a short tunic that covers his torso and upper thighs.
Inscribed: on base on label: CG44 [on top of label reading:S ?]; on side in pencil: 12899.B
Terms
  • pattern
  • warriors
  • shields
  • swords
  • leaf motif
Not on view
In Collection(s)
Exhibitions:Object Lab Fall 2019