Aryballos, 6th century BCE

  • Greek


  • Framed: Overall: 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 inches (7 × 7 cm) Overall (diam of mouth): 1 7/8 inches (4.8 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase



Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Round
  • Plant-derived motifs
  • Greek
  • Clay
  • Quatrefoil
  • Aryballos
  • Corinth


collection of the Dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (Gotha, Germany); collection Herzog Albert Ernest Alfred [Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha] (Gotha, Germany); collection placed on deposit (Schloss Friedenstein), no. H. A. 39; (Herzogliches Museum, Gotha, Germany); 1924-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Valentiner, W. H. "Greek Vases," Bulletin of the DIA 6, no. 2 (1924): pp. 10-13, (repr.). Madigan, B. "Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts." In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, p. 8, cat. 11, (fig. 14).

Rights Status

Greek, Aryballos, 6th century BCE, clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 24.162.