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Plastic Alabastron

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In the shape of an ape, squatting with hands on knees. The body decorated with dots. On the back the Greek inscription "Polon made me" (POLONEMEPOIESE). Probably modern.

Inscription

ΠΟΛΟΝΕΜΕΠΟΙΕSΕ

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren; gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Boiotian, Archaic Period, about 570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 502.

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.115

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels