Oil flask (alabastron)
6th century B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 508.
6 x 9.4 cm (2 3/8 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ointment bottle in the form of a hedgehog. The body is covered with brown dots to indicate quills, and the left ear is perforated.
By date unknown: H. P. Kidder Collection; gift of H. P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880
Gift of H. P. Kidder