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Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Attributed to near the Laurion Painter
Period:
Late Corinthian
Date:
ca. 575–550 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.58
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Pair of heraldic seated lions.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 2, Gallatin pl. 2.7, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. no. 1227, p. 319, pl. 36.8, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Amyx, Darrell A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. p. 182, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

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