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Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Attributed to the Kerameikos Group
Period:
Transitional
Date:
ca. 630–615 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of L. P. di Cesnola, 1876
Accession Number:
76.12.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Two animal friezes: bird and boar, coursing hounds
Purchased in Brindisi

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 37, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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