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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. with plinth 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.11.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Standing draped female figure with long hair.
Alexander, Christine. 1935. "Three Archaic Greek Statues." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 30(9): pp. 178-9, figs. 2-3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 69, 211, pl. 51s, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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