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About the Artwork

Aryballos

590/570 BC

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Greek

Unknown

Clay

height x diameter: 3 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (10.2 x 9.5 cm) diameter of mouth: 5.0 cm

Ceramics

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

City of Detroit Purchase

24.161

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Provenance

Gotha, Collection of the Dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha No. 69)

[Collection placed on deposit--Gotha, Schloss Friedenstein, no. 69], from whom purchased by the DIA in 1924.

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Published References

Valentiner, W. R., "Greek Vases", Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 10-13, repr.

Madigan, B., Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts, (Monumenta Graeca et Romana), vol. 12, Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 7-8, cat. 10, fig. 13.

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Credit Line for Reproduction

Greek, Aryballos, 590/570 BC, Clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 24.161.

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