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Marble alabastron (perfume vase)

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 5 15/16 in. (15 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fried and Schimmel Foundation Inc. Gifts, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.11.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156
Vase used for perfume.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. Notable Acquisitions 1979-1980. p. 14, New York.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. "One Hundred Tenth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1979 through June 30, 1980." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, No. 110: p. 37.

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