Silver alabastron (perfume vase)
- 5th–4th century B.C.
- H. 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm)
diameter 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm)
diameter of lid 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)
- Gold and Silver
- Credit Line:
- The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 1994
- Accession Number:
Two narrow horizontal bands decorated with a wave pattern encircle the vase. Long vertical lines run up the body, and a star rosette covers the bottom. The decoration is embellished with gilding. The neck, mouth, and lugs for attachment of a chain are missing.