Elongated round-bottomed oil bottle (alabastron) with a cock

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period, Early Corinthian
600–590 B.C.
Attributed to The Fol Painter


Findspot: Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 452.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .079 H. .041 D.

Accession Number

84.152

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Scratched lines of ornament remain, showing a griffin. Fine white clay, spotted and scratched. Attributed to the Fol Painter.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Sarcophagus No. 1. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America