Small Corinthian alabastron
Tear-drop shaped oil vessel with traces of painting. From an old German collection, acquired in 1965 at Hermann Zirkel Gallery in Cologne.
Red clay with traces of red and black painting
Late 7th - first quarter of 6th century B.C.
Early to Middle Corinthian period
Tear-drop shaped body, slightly flattened at base. Thin neck, wide discus-shaped mouth.
Height 74 mm, diameter 42 mm
Undamaged and nicely preserved. With traces of the original painting in black and red. Mounted on a plexiglass base.
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Gela, Museo Archeologico Nazionale 1, Pl. 20.1-3
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Stockholm, Medelhavsmuseet and National Museum, Pl. 3.4
Acquired 2018 from the German family collection Bergweiler which was formed over several generations. Acquired by Ä. and P. Bergweiler July 19th, 1965 at Antiquitätenhandlung Hermann Zirkel, Cologne, Germany.
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