Corinthian black-figure large alabastron with a griffin-bird - ROM2018_16949_1

ROM2018_16949_1

Corinthian black-figure large alabastron with a griffin-bird

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece. From Rhodes, Greece
Date: about 590-580 BC
Period: Greek Archaic of Middle Corinthian date
Object number: 919.5.107
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis oversized oil flask (large alabastron) is decorated in black-figure technique with a single griffin-bird, its wings outstretched. The vase is dated to early in the Middle Corinthian period.
Collection:
Greek World
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