A MIDDLE CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS
FIRST QUARTER OF 6TH CENTURY B.C.
With wide horizontal rim, the globular body decorated in brownish-orange with a large quatrefoil, a cross at the back, 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high; another two aryballoi with quatrefoils, 2.5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high av.; another aryballos, the body with confronting panthers, rim repaired, 2 in. (7 cm.) high; an alabastron with frontally facing Siren with griffin's ears and beard, owl under the handle, rosettes in the field, details incised and in added red, neck repaired, 3 in. (9.5 cm.) high; an ovoid aryballos with frieze of running hounds, 3.5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high av.; a biconical lekythion, handle missing, 5 in. (13.3 cm.) high, all mid-7th/mid-6th Century B.C.; a Geometric flask, the shoulder with concentric semicircles, neck and handle missing, circa 8th Century B.C., 5 in. (13.3 cm.) high; a Cypro-Mycenaean twin-handled 'pilgrim' flask with dark brown concentric circles on each side, circa 1370-1330 B.C., 4 in. (12 cm.) high; two late Roman pottery lamps, 5th-7th Century A.D., 3 in. (8.2 cm.) long max.; and an Egyptian pale green glazed composition shabti holding hoe and pick, with 'T'-shaped hieroglyphic inscription, circa 4th Century B.C., 4.7/8 in. (12.2 cm.) high (12)