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Aryballos (Etrusco-Corinthian ware)
600 BCE

Medium
fired clay
Measurements
11.5 × 10.8 × 10.9 cm
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Accession Number
80K-D1A
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1893
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Globular vessel with a round base, disc mouth and short strap handle from the top of the body to the rim. Decorated with red and brown paint: red on top of the mouth and brown rays on the shoulder above horizontal bands of alternate red and brown. On the central body a frieze of animal silhouettes (dogs?) running to the right and below this bands of brown and red. The handle is banded in red and black. The clay is pink-buff, similar to 80M-D1A.