Corinthian black-figure aryballos with a goat, two sirens and birds - ROM2018_16949_41

ROM2018_16949_41

Corinthian black-figure aryballos with a goat, two sirens and birds

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 620-590 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
8.6 × 7.9 cm
rim diameter 4.3 cm
Object number: 983.123.5
Credit Line: Gift of Prof. Elisabeth Alfoldi
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis oil flask (round aryballos) is decorated in black-figure technique with a pair of sirens facing each other with a flying bird between them, a grazing goat and a long-necked water bird. It is dated to the Early Corinthian period.
Collection:
Greek World
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