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Alabastron

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Alabastron. Panther to right, with one wing projecting from breast; also waterbird and a few filling ornaments. Much overpainted.

Provenance

Presented to Boston by the Greek government; presented to MFA as Gift of the Mayor and the Citizens of Boston, November 13, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of the Mayor and the Citizens of Boston

Greek, Archaic period, Middle Corinthian, About 580–570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.221 m.

Accession Number

58.1026

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels