Aryballos

Greek


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth; Findspot: Vulci

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 436.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.909

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clay greenish yellow. Body divided in vertical sections colored alternately dark brown, purple and white. Broken and repaired with slight restoration. Most of lip gone.

Corinthian (Linear)

Provenance

By 1889: Prince Torlonia Collection (excavated at Vulci, 1889: Gsell, Fouilles de Vulci, tomb no. XLIX); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [one of the] Contents incomplete of an early VIth Cent tomb at Vulci [containing MFA vases 98.901-909, 912-914, 916, 920]); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund