Corinthian black-figure aryballos with a warrior frieze. - ROM2018_16776_37


Corinthian black-figure aryballos with a warrior frieze.

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 600 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
7.6 × 7.8 cm
Object number: 923.13.22
Credit Line: Gift of the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis oil flask (round aryballos) is decorated in black-figure techniqe with a row of five warriors, each carrying large circular shields and wearing Corinthian crested helmets. In the background are rosette motifs. This type of decoration was common on Corinthian aryballoi. The vase is dated to the Early Corinthian period.
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