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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.287
Title
Alabastron
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
7th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Thebes (Boeotia)
Period
Orientalizing period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291468
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta; buff clay, brown glaze, incised white
Dimensions
H. 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.287
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Lip: flat with radiating bands. Body: pear-shaped, two rosettes between two confronting cocks. Lip slightly chipped.
Exhibition History

The David Moore Robinson Bequest of Classical Art and Antiquities: A Special Exhibition, Fogg Art Museum, 05/01/1961 - 09/20/1961

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