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Alabastron

Attributed to the Group of the Paidikos Alabastra
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 510–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm) Diameter: 2 1/4 × 1 15/16 in. (5.8 × 4.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.81
Not on view
Obverse, two naked women; on the bottom: satyr; inscribed on the lip: "The boy is fair."
On the body and the bottom: "Hello."
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 17, Gallatin pl. 27.6, .8, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 101, no. 29, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Wehgartner, Irma. 1983. Attisch Weissgrundige Keramik: Maltechniken, Werkstätten, Formen, Verwendung. no. I. c) 2., p. 115, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

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 122, pp. 120, 177, Louvain: Peeters.

Beazley Archive Pottery Database no. 200887.

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