Alabastron

Early Aegean, Cycladic
Bronze Age, Early Cycladic II Period


Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1510

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Terracotta alabastron, with small, pierced lug handles. Cords (?) in lugs. Bead found within. Buff clay; surface encrusted. One lug and lid chipped.

Provenance

By 1960: Mrs. Emily T. Vermeule Collection (acquired in Athens); year-end gift of Mrs. Emily T. Vermeule to MFA in 1960; accessioned January 11, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Emily T. Vermeule