Alabastron

Made By: Corinthian, Greek

Date: 650 BC-550 BC
Medium: terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (22.5 x 4.2 cm)
Classification: ANCIENT
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John W. Field
Object number: CG.23
DescriptionThe clay is a pale yellowish-buff with decoration in black glaze with added red glaze and incision. Three bands of animal friezes decorate body of vessel. Top row shows panthers, middle row owls, bottom row ducks. Rosettes and other floral patterns are used as decoration throughout.
Inscribed: label at base: CG23
Terms
  • flowers
  • lion
  • owl
  • ducks
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