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Terracotta aryballos (perfume vase)

Period:
Protocorinthian
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.11.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Pointed aryballos with frieze of three animals; on shoulder, two animals.
Alexander, Christine. 1939. "Greek Vases: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 34(4): pp. 98-100, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 35, 183, pl. 23b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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