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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.285
Title
Ovoid Aryballos
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
mid-7th century
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Corinthia
Period
Orientalizing period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291455
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta; buff clay, brown glaze
Dimensions
H. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.285
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Middle Proto-Corinthian. Lip: flat with brown trainagles in ray pattern. Shoulder: dotted rosettes. Handle: strap, three vertical bands. Body: two friezes of running dogs. Handle and rim chipped.
Exhibition History

The David Moore Robinson Bequest of Classical Art and Antiquities: A Special Exhibition, Fogg Art Museum, 05/01/1961 - 09/20/1961

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