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Body shaped like alabastron; round mouth; black glaze, shading to red, which does not extend to the lower part of the vase; intact. From Athens.

Provenance

Said to be from Athens; by 1888: B. W. Crowninshield Collection; gift of B. W. Crowninshield to MFA, March 14, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield

Greek, Later Greek Period,

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.323

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels