Oil flask (alabastron) in the form of a siren
about 575 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Probably East Greece (Asia Minor)
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 505.
Height 6.6 x 9.3 cm (2 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Plastic alabastron in faience with green glaze. In form of bird with woman’s head, seated on a low rectangular base.
By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Rome); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund