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Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Period:
Transitional
Date:
ca. 630–615 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1414
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Winged male figure.
From Cyprus, said to be from Amathus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 37, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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