Terracotta perfume flask in the shape of a shoe
- Late Hellenistic
- 1st century B.C.
- 2 3/8in. (6.1cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of the American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
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The object consists of a small alabastron (perfume vase) that has been inserted into the opening of the shoe. The name inscribed on the side, Hekataiou, gives the name of the owner, a man named Hekataios.