Oil flask (alabastron)
Archaic Period, Middle Corinthian
about 600–575 B.C.
Painter The Erlenmeyer Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
Height: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Lion, with large wing, walking to right. Filling ornaments in the form of rosettes and a large triangle beneath the wing. Concentric rings on bottom. Colors red, black, and brown on buff clay.
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. and George Allen (said by the donors to be from Etruria); gift of Messrs. Robert E. Hecht, Jr. and George Allen to MFA, December 14, 1960
Gift of Messrs. Robert E. Hecht, Jr. and George Allen