Alabastron

Greek
Archaic Period
about 550–535 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.30c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rounded bottom; walls tapering sharply upward, flat disk mouth with small hole. Mouth chipped. Mouth glazed, vertical zigzags on neck, bottom plain.
Nude man and youth; behind them dog and three youths, two of whom carry white cocks.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren