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Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Period:
Early Corinthian
Date:
ca. 620–590 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
A rooster; in the field, rosettes.
Said to be from Greece

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 16, p. 8, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

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