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Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase) in the shape of a hare

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 600–550 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan, Etrusco-Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (6.9 cm) length 6 9/16 in. (16.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.31
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
In the form of a dead hare.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 84, Gallatin pl. 34.2, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.94b, p. 117, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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