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Terracotta lydion (perfume jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
diameter 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.64
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Concentric circles of dull red glaze.
Excavated at Sardis

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. "Lydia." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 26(5): p. 198, fig. 7.

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