Oil flask (aryballos)
6th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 448.
Overall: 4.4 × 4.6 × 4.6 cm (1 3/4 × 1 13/16 × 1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Aryballos of Corinthian type. The top of the lip is decorated with small circles and a tongue pattern. There is a cable border on the outer edge. The pattern on the handle is similar to that on the lip.
Condition: Dark green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution