Protocorinthian aryballos with a 'running dog' frieze - ROM2018_16820_20


Protocorinthian aryballos with a 'running dog' frieze

Maker: Attributed to the Tor Pisana Workshop
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 650-630 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 957.9.1
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Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis oil flask (ovoid or piriform aryballos) is decorated on the belly with three running dogs in silhouette technique. On the neck are four spiral hooks and there are rays at the base. It dates to the end of the Middle Protocorinthian period or to the Late Protocorinthian period and is attributed to the painters of the Tor Pisana Workshop by Neeft.
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