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Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Attributed to the Late Warrior Frieze Vases
Period:
Middle Corinthian
Date:
ca. 590–570 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Two friezes of hoplites to right.
Said to be from Greece

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 12, p. 8, Paris.

Hôtel Drouot. 1904. Antiquités Grecques et Romaines, Collection de M.E. Vente Drouot 2-4 Juin 1904. no. 110, p. 16, pl. III.

Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. no. 1231, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Pijoán, José and Manuel Cossío. 1932. Summa Artis Historia General del Arte: El arte griego hasta la toma de Corinto por los romanos (146 A.J.C.), Vol. 4. p. 30, fig. 32, Madrid: Espasa-Calpe.

Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 3. p. 737, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Amyx, Darrell A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. no. 4, p. 156, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

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