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Faience aryballos (perfume vase) in the form of a hedgehog

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H.: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Faience
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.121
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Faience aryballos in the form of a hedgehog.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p.82, Gallatin pl. 33.9, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 43, 190, pl. 30b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Markoe, Glenn and Nancy J. Serwint. 1985. Animal Style on Greek and Etruscan Vases : An Exhibition at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum. no. 35, pp. 35, Burlington, Vermont: Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont.

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