Corinth Object: CP 879
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   CP 879
Category:   Pottery
Category Code:   CP
Object Number:   879
Description:   Oinochoe with ovoid body, curving into low rounded shoulder, wide short neck curving into trefoil mouth, round lip. Vertical strap handle on shoulder.
Decoration:   Body glazed with reserved band below shoulder; on black glaze are groups on W-R-W lines. Animal frieze shows a procession of lions alternating with panthers, to rt. in order of panther, lion, lion, panther, lion, panther. Panthers have faces frontal, lions profile. Carefully drawn with some incision, purple on necks. No filling ornament. On shoulder incised tongues, alternately red and yellow. Remainder glazed. Amyx: By the Shambling Bull Painter.
Material:   Fine buff clay.
Munsell Color:   10YR 7/4
Condition:   Complete profile. Numerous joining fragments, preserving upper half body to rim; missing part of shoulder, half rim, lower body and foot, handle. RIP.
Dimensions Actual:   H. to rim rest. 0.202, Diam. max. 0.182
Dimensions Preserved:   H. 0.154
Bibliography:   Amyx, CorVP; Corinth 7.1, p. 51, n. 186.
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Weinberg, Corinth 7.1, 1943
Publication: Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the ..., 1988
Image: bw 5110
Image: bw 5147
Image: bw 2002 004 23a
Card: CP 879, side A