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Terracotta lydion (perfume jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm) diameter 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.64
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Concentric circles of dull red glaze.
Excavated at Sardis

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

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