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Alabastron

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm) Diameter: 2 × 1 11/16 in. (5.1 × 4.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1351
Not on view
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1747, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gjerstad, Einar, Yves Calvet, Vassos Karageorghis, and Jean-Paul Thalmann. 1977. Greek Geometric and Archaic Pottery Found in Cyprus. no. 511, p. 54, pl. 62.1-.2, Stockholm: Svenska Institutet i Athen.

Badinou, Panayota. 2003. La laine et le parfum: Épinetra et alabastres, forme, iconographie et fonction, recherche de céramique attique féminine, Monographs on Antiquity, Vol. 2. no. A 60, p. 167, Louvain: Peeters.

Beazley Archive Pottery Database no. 15517.

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