Flat-bottomed aryballos with two neatly incised male busts showing big eyes and pointed chins. The hair is tied in a tuft (krobylos) by a fillet and falls gently along the shoulder.
The busts alternate with geese. Rosettes in the field. Radiating strokes on shoulder and rim.
Best parallel for the style is Utrecht Univ. 60, Male sirens ...click for details
Globular vessel with a cinquefoil grouped around a central dot. The leaves with faded solid fill.
The disk rim with a broad band and concentric lines.
Late Corinthian, ca. 550 BC
H. 5.6 cm (2.2 in)
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Rare black glazed vessel with rounded body and marked shoulder angle. A delicate protrusion at the bottom giving the effect of a disk foot, a central knob on the base.
The chytra was a kitchen vessel used in Athens. Imitation of kitchen shapes in finer ware is not common.
For an identical vessel cf. item no. 1400 in B.A. Sparkes, L. T ...click for details
Spindle-shaped amphoriskos with convex mouth and two vertical handles from shoulder to neck. Set on a conical foot.
The body decorated with encircling lines, at center a broad band with rows of dots. Radiating tongues on the shoulder.
For a related vase cf. CVA Heidelberg, Universitšt 1, 36, pl. (454) 20.7
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Attic stemless cup decorated with a draped youth holding a torch or staff and standing in front of an altar. Around the tondo tendrils with ivy berries and leaves in applied red.
On the outside of the bowl pairs of youths and palmettes.
The inside rim is offset from the shallow floor as usual with cups dating to the 4th century BC.
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Very fine broad-shouldered amphoriskos tapering to a spreading foot, twin handles from shoulder to neck
The reserved band on the shoulder framed by dilute lines and decorated with an ivy wreath with alternating red and black leaves.
This amphoriskos copies large Attic oil jars and shows the same SOS marking on the neck as some of them ...click for details
Black-figure lekythos decorated with two heraldic lions looking back over their shoulders. Rosette and dots in the field.
The vase belongs to the Dolphin Group, which is named after the leaping dolphins on the shoulder. Our piece shows the later decoration of large inverted lotus wreaths.
For a related example cf. vase no. 1977.3.79 i ...click for details
Globular vessel decorated with a long-tailed siren standing with outstretched wings.
The siren wears a polos and shows traces of red color. Neat incisions for the details. A few single dots in the field.
Concentric lines on the bent disk rim and on the base.
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Rare one-handled kantharos of pointed ribbed body, the short neck flaring at top to a molded rim.
Single vertical handle with a tapering thumb-rest projecting from rim.
Foot with torus molding, concave beneath and with grooved and red washed resting surface.
Scrapped and red washed lines on the moldings of the short foot stem.
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Black-figure gigantomachy theme with Athena fighting a falling giant.
The combatants wear high-crested helmets and hold spears and shields. The shield device of Athena is a white circle; the compass drawn shield of the giant is white and keenly placed amidst the decorated area.
Three white stones in the field make reference to the roc ...click for details