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Terracotta aryballos (perfume vase)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Rhodian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
39.11.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Large eyes and prominent nose with hair painted black.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1939. "Two Examples of Early Greek Art." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 34(12): pp. 286-8, fig. 1.

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

Richter, Gisela M. A., Grace Crowfoot, and Donald Benjamin Harden. 1956. "Part I: Ceramics from c. 700 B.C. to the Fall of the Roman Empire." A History of Technology: The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages, c. 700 B.C. to c. A.D. 1500, Vol. 2, Charles Singer, Eric John Holmyard, Alfred Rupert Hall, and Trevor Williams, eds. p. 260, fig. 234, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 21, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 116, p. 161, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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