Alabastron

Greek
Late Classical with modern additions
4th century B.C. (vessel) and about 1900 (drawing)


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica (possibly)

Dimensions

21.1 cm (8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.383

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ancient Greek alabastron with white slip; modern with drawing in pencil, partly finished in paint.
Side A: Woman standing, taking a necklace from a basket held by a servant.
Side B: Girl with flute before a woman playing double flutes.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift