Terracotta aryballos (oil flask)
2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1941
Aryballoi with floral quatrefoils were produced in very great number through the sixth century B.C. and probably into the fifth. They were also widely exported. The simple but distinctive decoration suggests that these vases may have had a specific contents.
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