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    Overview of shoulder and upper body fragment. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)

Late Protocorinthian Aryballos Fragment

Date
ca. 650-630 BC, Lydian
Sardis or Museum Inv. No.
P96.015
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Aryballos
Pottery Ware
Late Protocorinthian
Pottery Attribution
Site
Sardis
Sector
HoB
Trench
HoB
B-Grid Coordinates
W20 - W25 / S85 - S90 *100.2 - 99.6
Findspot
found in 1962
Description
Late in LPC. Large fragment from the shoulder and upper body. The lower ends of several tongues appear on the shoulder. Below the tongues is a wide band of glaze with what appear to be two narrow bands of added color. Scale pattern on the belly. All of the scales have narrow borders composed of two parallel incisions. The ends of the scales usually meet but occasionally overlap. Fine incisions. Compass points. Glaze: almost entirely vanished. Clay: hard and fine. Beige. Munsell no. 10 YR 7/3 (very pale brown).
Dimensions
P.H. 0.035; P.W. 0.046; Th. 0.004
Comments
Cf. for scale patterns, Cor 38, Cor 39.
See Also
Bibliography
Author
JS