Corinthian black-figure large alabastron with animal friezes - ROM2018_16776_13

ROM2018_16776_13

Corinthian black-figure large alabastron with animal friezes

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 580 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 919.5.95
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 two bands of animal friezes which include goats, panthers and brids. The rim and handle which were originally attached to this vase were ancient, but not original, and have now been detached. The vase is dated to the Middle Corinthian period and belongs to the Scale Pattern Group of painters.
Collection:
Greek World
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