Aryballos card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Aryballos

1973.5.2

Currently not on display

Information

Small corinthian globular aryballos (perfumed oil flask) with a short neck, disc shaped rim and a small handle from the shoulder to the rim. The decoration is of a quadrefoil, an oriental design that was used to cover the whole body of the vessel. On this aryballos the design is only one side of the vessel and it of a dark red slip. This design is common and of excellent quality in the Early Corithian period. This design is common and of excellent quality in the Early Corithian period.