Italian black-gloss aryballoid-shaped jug - ROM2018_16897_43

ROM2018_16897_43

Italian black-gloss aryballoid-shaped jug

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-dipped
Geography: Made in Italy, perhaps in Campania or Etruria; findspot unknown
Date: about 325-300 BC
Period: Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
10.5 x 7.5 cm
Object number: 923.13.148
Credit Line: Gift of the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis little perfume jug has a body shaped like an aryballos (a Greek perfume flask) and a wide mouth. The shape and the details around the handle imitate Greek metalwork.
Collection:
Greek World
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