Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.2204
Title
Corinthian Globular Aryballos: Siren Between Two Griffins
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 600-570 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Corinth (Corinthia)
Period
Archaic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54412
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
15.1 x 14.2 cm (5 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.2204
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Descriptions
Description
Clay buff. Decoration in black to brown and purplish red; incisions. Various nicks in surface. Siren between two griffins with the bodies of birds.

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu