Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Terracotta | 7.3 x 7.3cm | Late 7th–early 6th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

The alabastron is noteworthy for its horizontal rills. It probably represents an Etruscan adaptation of Corinthian alabastra with painted bands.

Credit: Purchase, 1896
Object: 96.9.5

Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018
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