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Aryballos, 590/570 BC

  • Greek


  • height by diameter: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (6.3 x 7.0 cm) diameter of mouth: 2 1/4 in. (5.2 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase


found at Corinth Gotha, Collection of the Dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Gotha, Collection Herzog Albert Ernest Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha [Collection placed on deposit--Gotha, Schloss Friedenstein, no. H. A. 39], from whom purchased by the DIA in 1924.

Madigan, B., Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts, (Monumenta Graeca et Romana), vol. 12, Leiden/Boston, 2008, p. 9, cat. 14, fig. 17

Greek, Aryballos, 590/570 BC, Clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 24.165.