Terracotta Columbus alabastron (perfume vase)
Related to the Beldam Painter
ca. 470 B.C.
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Gift of Dietrich von Bothmer, 1985
Columbus alabastra are a simple solution to the problem of having the normally round-bottomed vases stand without an additional support. Their rarity is noteworthy.
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