Aryballos card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Aryballos

56.5.99

Currently not on display

Information

Aryballos ( perfumed oil flask) of a small globular body, a thin but short neck, disc shaped rim and a thin handle from the shoulder to the rim. The main decoration of the body is of antithetically and vertically positioned palmettes with birds to their side. Incision is used for the interior drawing of the palmettes as well as red colour. Tongue shapes on the top of the rim.