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


Vase in the form of a hedgehog.

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152

Public Domain

Object Details

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

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.