Corinth Object: C 1932 235
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   C 1932 235
Title:   ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE OLPE
Category Code:   C
Year:   1932
Object Number:   235
Description:   Olpe with elongated globular body tapering to wide short neck, curving continuously to slightly flaring trefoil lip. Double-rolled vertical handle attached above median, high-swung and turning down to lip.
Decoration:   In panel to rt. of handle bull to rt. Filling ornament of dot rosettes, zigzags in field hanging spirals from top of panel. Red on neck, belly stripe, rib stripes, flank stripe and genitals of bull. Remainder black glazed. Interior reserved. Reserved triangles on body back.
Material:   Fine pinkish-buff clay.
Munsell Color:   Slightly redder than 5YR 7/6 (chip) 7.5YR 7/4 (handle)
Condition:   Missing parts. Mended from many frgts., preserving lower body to lip, handle. RIP
Dimensions Actual:   D00.133 (body)
Dimensions Preserved:   H00.207 (handle)
Period:   Archaic (7th-6th c.)
Chronology:   Archaic. Late 7th-early 6th c. BC
Provenance:   Attica
Bibliography:   AJA 1936, p. 236. Corinth VII.1 N309, pl. 37. ABV. 14, 15, early olpai
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Weinberg, Corinth 7.1, 1943