Corinth Object: C 1931 316
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1931 316
Title:   PROTOCORINTHIAN OLPE
Category Code:   C
Year:   1931
Object Number:   316
Description:   Olpe with ovoid body, max. diam. near median, tapering to neck; ridge at juncture to neck. Neck wide flaring.
Decoration:   Low bands of rays at base, 3 zones with animal figures on body with wide black band below each zone, wide glazed band with incised round rays on shoulder. Top frieze: panthers, lions, goat, boar and charging bull; third frieze: panthers, lions, boar and owl. All figures in silhouette, some inclusions for lines of body, face. Filling ornament: dot rosettes with joined center, also with unjoined, chevrons, lozenges, a spiral hook and a large composite design made up of lozenges. No traces of red or white overpaint. Amyx: Head in Air Painter.
Material:   Fine light buff clay.
Condition:   Complete profile. Numerous joining frgts., preserving complete profile except for foot, rim,; handle and some body frgts. Also RIP.
Dimensions Actual:   Diam. max. 0.21
Dimensions Restored:   H. 0.32
Period:   Protocorinthian (720-630)
Chronology:   MPC II - LPC
Bibliography:   Weinberg 1943, Corinth 7.1, cat. 142; Amyx, CorVP, p. 43, p. 361.
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Weinberg, Corinth 7.1, 1943
Publication: Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the ..., 1988
Image: bw 1963 001 10
Card: C 1931 316, side A
Card: C 1931 316, side B