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Alabastron

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Lip missing. Clay dull red. Decoration in black glaze and 'enamel' white. Black bands with white lines at edges divide body into 3 unequal zones, in each of which is an outline scale pattern, with white spot in each scale.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, Late Classiccal, 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 301.

Dimensions

10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.303

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Pattern

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels