Corinth Object: C 1932 135
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1932 135
Title:   CORINTHIAN FIGURED OLPE
Category Code:   C
Year:   1932
Object Number:   135
Description:   Corinthian figured Olpe with ovoid body tapering to raised necking ring at base of tall flaring neck, with broadly outturned rim.
Decoration:   Lower body, neck, rim and interior of mouth glazed. Both has three animal friezes, from top to bottom: I. grazing ram, to r., panther to l., head frontal; grazing quadruped. Bands of R-W-R, to frieze II: lion, to r., with arching tail; siren, to l. with spreading wings; grazing goat to r. R-W-R bands to frieze III: lion to r. with arching tail; grazing goat; lin to l. with raised tail; back leg of ruminant, to r.; gap; 2/3 drawn, hindquarters omitted for lack of space. Below, W-R-W lines, then glaze. Filling ornament: hasty large rosettes with incised centers and dots.
Material:   Buff Corinthian clay, black glaze, added purple, white.
Munsell Color:   Between 7.5YR 7/4 and 10YR 7/4
Condition:   Complete profile. Mended from many frgts., preserving complete profile from lower body to rim; missing foot and bottom of body, ca. 2/3 rim, handle.
Dimensions Actual:   H. 0.25 m
Dimensions Restored:   D. foot 0.081, M.D. 0.134 m.
Period:   Early Corinthian (620/615-595/590)
Bibliography:   AJA 1937. p.234, #49., Corinth CII.i P61 N219
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Weinberg, Corinth 7.1, 1943
Publication: Boulter, American Journal of Archaeology 41.2, 1937