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Aryballos (Shape, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/aryballos


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Aryballos (en), Aryballe (fr), Aryballos (de), Ariballo (it), αρύβαλλος (el)Additional labels


Aryballos is the conventional name for an ovoid or ball-shaped oil pot with one or two handles. Used by athletes, it can be footed or footless. Some aryballoi are potted in the shape of a head, animal, or bird.
Aryballos ist der konventionelle Name für ein birnen- oder kugelförmiges Ölgefäß mit ein- oder zwei Henkeln. Mit oder ohne Fuß. Von Athleten verwendet. Manche Aryballoi imitieren die Form eines Kopfes, Tieres oder Vogels.
"Αρύβαλλος" είναι η συμβατική ονομασία ενός ωοειδούς ή σφαιρικού αγγείου για τη φύλαξη αρωματικών ελαίων, το οποίο διέθετε μία ή δύο λαβές. Χρησιμοποιείτο από αθλητές, και απαντά με ή και χωρίς βάση. Ορισμένοι αρύβαλλοι έχουν πλαστεί στο σχήμα μιας κεφαλής, ενός ζώου ή πτηνού.

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