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Terracotta aryballos (perfume vase)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 590–570 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
A horseman and a siren decorate the vase.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 148, fig. 93, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 41, 188, pl. 28e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 680, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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