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Terracotta lydion (perfume jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1916
Accession Number:
16.75.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with horizontal black bands; high, partly hollow foot.
Excavated at Sardis

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. "Lydia." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 26(5): p. 198, fig. 7.

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