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Alabastron

Museum number:
8-6548
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Accession number:
Acc.1471
Object count:
1
Description:
Corinthian black figured alabastron; mouthpiece ancient but alien; black glaze fired tan; two lions confronted, with heads turned back; incised rosettes in field; tongues in shoulder; rosette on bottom; rings on top and edge of mouth; original part of handle preserves glaze on back.
Donor:
Darrell Arlynn Amyx and Eleanor W. Amyx
Collection place:
Corinth, Peloponnese, Greece
Culture or time period:
Corinthian
Maker or artist:
The Dolphin Painter
Collector:
Darrell Arlynn Amyx and Kurt Deppert
Collection date:
June 1917
Materials:
Ceramic (material)
Object type:
archaeology
Accession date:
1961
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Comment:
Early Corinthian (ca. 625-600 BC). Attributed to Dolphin Painter.
Loans:
S1962-1963 #6: Art Department (UC Berkeley) (August 3, 1962–February 1, 1963), S1963-1964 #39: Department of Art History (UC Berkeley) (November 7, 1963–March 3, 1964), S1963-1964 #95: Department of Art History (UC Berkeley) (June 24, 1964–September 10, 1964), and S-27: Department of Art History (UC Berkeley)/Darrell Arlynn Amyx (November 16, 1961–March 27, 1963)
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