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Alabasteon (Bombylios)

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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...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 541.

Dimensions

23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.490

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels