2 Fragments of Amphoriskos and Aryballos

Object Name: 
2 Fragments of Amphoriskos and Aryballos

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Object Name: 
2 Fragments of Amphoriskos and Aryballos
Accession Number: 
64.1.223
Dimensions: 
a) H: 2.1 cm; b) H: 1.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
599-400 BC
99-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of George S. McKearin
Primary Description: 
(a) Turbid greenish-blue glass, bubbly with much stone and streamers, trails of opaque white and opaque yellow; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves lower section of a large amphora, exterior surface retains festoon decoration in yellow and white and several bands of trails which have not been dragged, all are marvered in, reddish core material adheres to interior. (b) Deep greenish-blue glass, trails of turquoise and opaque yellow, dull surface, some scratches; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves body of a small aryballos or alabastron with standard festoon or feather pattern trails, one simple trail in yellow, two yellow and one turquoise dragged up and down in a feather or festoon pattern.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1964-09-09
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) p. 132, #274-275 (a, b); BIB# 29547