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Aryballos (perfume flask) in the form of a helmeted head

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.31
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Archaic aryballos in the form of a warrior's head.
Said to be from Orvieto

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 43, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Ducat, Jean. 1966. Les Vases plastiques rhodiens archaïques en terre cuite. p. 15 n. 6, pl. II, 3, Paris: E. de Boccard.

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