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Faience aryballos (perfume vase)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H.: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Faience
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.11.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Blueish white glazed perfume bottle.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1934. "Notes: Two Faience Aryballoi." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 29(5): p. 81.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 43, 190, pl. 30a, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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