Corinthian black-figure long alabastron with bands of animal friezes - ROM2018_16949_28

ROM2018_16949_28

Corinthian black-figure long alabastron with bands of animal friezes

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 600 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 919.5.89
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis oil flask (alabastron) is of an unusual, elongated shape. It is decorated in black-figure technique with five bands of animal friezes. The animals include birds, sirens, lions, a stag, a ram and hares. It is dated to the Early Corinthian period
Collection:
Greek World
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