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Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase) in the form of a woman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.453
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Perfume bottle in the shape of a draped woman.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 69, 211, pl. 51b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 118, p. 162, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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