Alabasteon (Bombylios)


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 541.

Dimensions

23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.490

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Boiotian Orientalizing. Clay dull buff. Decoration in black glaze, sometimes burned red. Two women to right clad in chiton and himation, each holding a laurel spray. One narrow garment is stretched between them and around the shoulders of both. At back, a large swan. In field: rosettes and rings of dots.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson