Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Greek, Corinthian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171


Composite creatures figure prominently in Archaic Greek art. Some, such as sphinxes, sirens or griffins, are found throughout the Greek world. Others are favored in particular regions. The pantherbird, for instance, is popular in Corinth.

Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase), Terracotta, Greek, Corinthian

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