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Faience aryballos (oil bottle) in the form of a hedgehog

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H.: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Faience
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.94
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Most of the figure riding on the hedgehog's back is missing.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 82, Gallatin pl. 33.7, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Lullies, Reinhard. 1952. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Deutschland 9: München 3, Museum Antiker Kleinkunst. p. 50, Munich: C. H. Beck.

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