Terracotta pointed aryballos (oil flask)
- late 7th–early 6th century B.C.
- Etruscan, Italo-Corinthian
- H.: 3 15/16 in. (10 cm)
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- Purchase, 1896
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During the late eighth and much of the seventh century B.C., Corinthian pottery was widely exported . The major question is whether the contents or the ceramic was more important. On the Italian peninsula, especially in Etruria, local workshops produced imitations or adaptations, of which this is an example.