Corinth Object: Z 35
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   Z 35
Title:   ASKOS
Category:   Miscellaneous
Category Code:   Z
Object Number:   35
Description:   Class B II (Glazed, completely coated ware) according to Blegen (Zygouries); Askos with flattened bottom. The body is low and squat with the characteristic oblique ipward slipe toward the spout. The front of the body forms a continuous broad curve, extending from the base to the rim, slightly flattened out in its upper part, where it also serves as neck. On the opposite side the neck rises at a sharp angle from the body. The mouth is roughly oval, with its front or pouring side straightened. A broad flat handle springing from the rim, curves outward and swings down to the body. (Blegen, Zygouries, pg 94)
Decoration:   Smooth surface covered with red glaze/paint (now worn away) on exterior and interior of neck.
Material:   Buff clay
Condition:   Complete or intact. Restored from 101 pieces, few pieces of body and rim missing and RIP
Dimensions Actual:   H: 0.22; D: 0.217; L: 0.205; Neck H: 0.048; Mouth: 0.127 by 0.09; Handle width (at narrowest point): 0.042; Handle width (at widest point): 0.065
Period:   Early Helladic
Findspot Description:   Floor of the House of the Snailshells, Zygouries
Bibliography:   Zygouries pg 94; fig 82, page 95-96
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Blegen, Zygouries: a prehistoric settlement ... 1928
Image: bw 1998 064 15