Perfume jar (alabastron) in the form of a squatting monkey
7th–early 6th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 502.
Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In the shape of an ape, squatting with hands on knees. The body decorated with dots. On the back the Greek inscription “Polon made me” (POLONEMEPOIESE). Probably modern.
By 1912: with E. P. Warren; gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913
Gift of Edward Perry Warren