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Alabastron

Date:
ca. mid-1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
4.72 in. (11.99 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Accession Number:
81.10.309
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
Formerly in the collection of Jules Charvet; acquired by the Museum in 1881, gift of Henry G. Marquand.

“Origin and Influence, Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient Near East, and the Classical World.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 18, 1970–April 23, 1971.

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