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Oil flask (aryballos)

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Aryballos of Corinthian type. The top of the lip is decorated with small circles and a tongue pattern. There is a cable border on the outer edge. The pattern on the handle is similar to that on the lip. Condition: Dark green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, about 6th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 448.

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7520

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels