Corinthian black-figure aryballos with a warrior frieze - ROM2018_16776_20

ROM2018_16776_20

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 590-575 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 922.47.1
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis oil flask (round aryballos) is decorated in black-figure technique with three stylized warriors carrying large round shields. This is a typical decoration for Corinthian aryballoi. On the back is an unusual motif of a cross in a circle. The vase is dated to the Middle Corinthian period.
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Greek World
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