Etrusco-Corinthian Aryballos

Culture: Etruscan
Period: 1st half 6th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 8.8. cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4184
Provenance: Private collection Michael Ratzenböck, Upper Austria. For at least 30 years in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Finely worked out Etrusco-Corinthian aryballos with an ovoid corpus tapering downwards. The vessel with a round, horizontal estuary, which is decorated with stripes. The band handle starts at the rim and reaches to the shoulder. The neck is finely ribbed. The shoulder is decorated with red-brown tongues. On the upper part of the vessel encircling red and brown bands. Very remarkable is that the original, ancient content of the aryballos is fossilized due to storing in the earth and is still preserved inside of the vessel.