Terracotta aryballos (perfume vase) in the form of a hedgehog

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Rhodian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 3/8in. (7 x 10.8 x 6cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Winslow Carlton Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.11.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Vase in the form of a hedgehog.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1965. "Greek and Roman Art." Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art), No. 1965/1975: p. 126.

1966. Hesperia Art Bulletin. December 1966, 38.. no. 2.

Parke-Bernet Galleries. 1969. Antiquities. January 24, 1969. lot 179.