Spherical oil bottle (aryballos)

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period
575–550 B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Pithos No. 2; Place of Manufacture: Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 383.

Dimensions

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.146

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decayed (blue glaze lost); surface covered with diamond network in relief. Possibly Naukratite ware.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Pithos No. 2. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America