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Alabastron

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Terracotta alabastron, with small, pierced lug handles. Cords (?) in lugs. Bead found within. Buff clay; surface encrusted. One lug and lid chipped.

Provenance

By 1960: Mrs. Emily T. Vermeule Collection (acquired in Athens); year-end gift of Mrs. Emily T. Vermeule to MFA in 1960; accessioned January 11, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Emily T. Vermeule

Early Aegean, Cycladic, Bronze Age, Early Cycladic II Period,

Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1510

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels