• m10-cor-42-10
    Profile view of joining fragments. (©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.
P70.011
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Piriform Aryballos
Pottery Ware
Late Protocorinthian
Pottery Attribution
Site
Sardis
Sector
PN
Trench
PN
B-Grid Coordinates
W237 - W239 / S371 - S375 *86 - 85.7
Findspot
Lydian Basement
Description
Two joining pieces, from the shoulder to the foot. Evidence of burning. Carefully incised tongues spring from the foot. Glaze: worn, but once black and shiny. Clay: hard with prismatic breaks. Yellow-buff. Munsell no. 10 YR 8/4 (very pale brown).May belong with Cor 41 and/or Cor 40, which were found nearby in a hearth or ash heap.
Dimensions
P.H. 0.029; P.W. 0.029; diam. of foot 0.015; Th. 0.003--0.005
Comments
Cf. Furtwängler, Aegina pl. 126, group 10; CVA Great Britain 9, Oxford 2, III.C., pl. 1, nos. 33, 43 (aryballoi from Cumae); CVA Denmark 2, Musée National 2, III.C., pl. 83, no. 3 (Den. 84); Payne, NC no. 478; Ephesos XII.1, 36--37, K107, K111, K112, pls. 19, 20 (dated as probably TR), similar but not as carefully rendered as Cor 42.
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Author
JS