Alabastron (with lid 80.619)
about 475–425 B.C.
Height of Body 12.7 cm Diameter of Body 5.1 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Vase with two handles made of alabaster in the shape of an alabastron, a vessel used to hold perfumed oils for female bathing and funerary rites.
Stone has oblique rings; lower part rough and much worn.
By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880
Gift of Henry P. Kidder