Greece, Corinth, 7th Century BC / Protocorinthian Aryballos (Oil Flask) / c. 650-640 BCGreece, Corinth, 7th Century BC
Protocorinthian Aryballos (Oil Flask)
c. 650-640 BC

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Creator Nationality: Greece, Corinth, 7th Century BC
Creator Name-CRT: Greece, Corinth, 7th Century BC
Title: Protocorinthian Aryballos (Oil Flask)
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: -65
Creation End Date: -64
Creation Date: c. 650-640 BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: painted terracotta
Dimensions: Overall: 13.7cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1915.532
Credit Line: Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Style or Period: Greece, Corinth, 7th Century BC
Context: Corinthian pottery during the 8th and 7th centuries BC was as popular an export commodity as Mycenean ware was several centuries earlier. Protocorinthian design was very finely drawn in a miniaturist style. The use of animal friezes shows Near Eastern influences.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1915.532
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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