Alabastron

Italic, Etruscan
first quarter 7th century B.C.


Dimensions

5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.767

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Linear decoration in five bands of concentric circles in brown paint against pinkish buff clay. Rays below neck, horizontal bars across handle, and concentric rings on lip. Italo-Corinthian.

Provenance

By 1939: Estate of Robert N. Gardner; gift of the Estate of Robert N. Gardner to MFA, November 9, 1939

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Rober N. Gardner