Terracotta plemochoe (vase for perfume)

Assigned to Kothons Type A

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

The deeply incurving rim prevents liquid from spilling when the vase is carried. Containers of this type frequently appear in representations of women bathing, receiving gifts, or bringing offerings to a grave.

Terracotta plemochoe (vase for perfume), Assigned to Kothons Type A, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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