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Alabastron

Attributed to the Painter of Copenhagen 3830
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 480 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
Height: 6 9/16 in. (16.7 cm) Diameter: 2 1/16 × 1 5/8 in. (5.2 × 4.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.71
Not on view
Obverse, woman spinning wool. Reverse, woman with wool basket. One of the lugs is missing.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 102, Gallatin pl. 58.1a–b, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Chase, George H. and Mary Z. Pease. 1942. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. United States of America 8. Fogg Museum and Gallatin Collections 1. pls. 58.1a-b, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 724, no. 5, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Badinou, Panayota. 2003. La laine et le parfum: Épinetra et alabastres, forme, iconographie et fonction, recherche de céramique attique féminine, Monographs on Antiquity, Vol. 2. no. A 294, pp. 77, 209, pl. 109, Louvain: Peeters.

Algrain, Isabelle. 2014. L'Alabastre Attique: Origine, Forme et Usages, Études D’Archéologie 7. cat. DIO 37, p. 248, Bruxelles: CReA-Patrimoine.

Beazley Archive Pottery Database no. 208898.

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