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aryballos

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1885,0613.1

  • Description

    Pottery pointed aryballos with an inscription in Euboean characters.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 670BC (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Euboean
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Transliteration

        I am Tataie's lekythos, may he who steals me go blind
  • Curator's comments

    Williams, Dyfri. ‘Greek potters and their descendants in Campania and southern Etruria, c. 720-630 BC.’ Italian Iron Age Artefacts in the British Museum. Papers of the Sixth British Museum Classical Colloquium, 1982, edited by Judith Swaddling. London: British Museum Publications Ltd, 1986. p. 295-304. note 58, fig. 17.

    Lazzarini, Maria Letizia. ‘I Nomi dei Vasi Greci nelle Iscrizioni dei Vasi Stessi.’ Archeologia Classica 15-16. Roma: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 1975. p. 341-375, pl. 73.2.

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  • Bibliography

    • Swaddling 1986 p. 301 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1885

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1885,0613.1

Pottery pointed aryballos with an inscription in Euboean characters.

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