• m10-cor-41-10
    Overview of shoulder fragment. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)

Late Protocorinthian Piriform Aryballos Fragment

Date
ca. 650-630 BC, Lydian
Sardis or Museum Inv. No.
P70.037A
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Piriform Aryballos (?)
Pottery Ware
Late Protocorinthian
Pottery Attribution
Site
Sardis
Sector
PN
Trench
PN
B-Grid Coordinates
W236.8 / S373.4 *86.1
Findspot
found on a floor with charcoal SE of Lydian Basement
Description
Shoulder fragment. The lower part of three incised tongues appears on the shoulder, followed by parallel incisions which mark the upper portion of another row of tongues, facing downward. The style is similar to that of Cor 42. Glaze: almost entirely worn away, but originally black and shiny, covering the entire fragment. Clay: hard and burned. Munsell nos.: burned area, 2.5 YR 7/2 (light gray); unburned area, 10 YR 8/4 (very pale brown).May belong with Cor 40, found in the same location in a hearth or ash heap, and/or Cor 42, found nearby.
Dimensions
P.H. 0.03; P.W. 0.022; Th. 0.002--0.003
Comments
Cf. CVA Great Britain 9, Oxford 2, III.C., pl. 1, no. 43.
See Also
Bibliography
Author
JS