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Artifact Identification Alabastron   (1900.11.0006)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Early Corinthian, 625 – 600 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 10.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 5.7 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 82 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Dark Brown (7.5 YR 2/4) -ns Light Grayish Yellowish Brown ( 10 YR 7.5/3) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Ovoid body, perforated handle, round bottom. Petals arranged in a circle on flat surface of mouth and on bottom of vase. Rays on the neck. On the body panther-bird with frontal head and wings which nearly touch on reverse of base. Details incised, rosette fillers. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 3, 1-2.

Description N/A

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Musee du Louvre IX (FRANCE 14), pp. 35-36.


Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 5, Plate 3, 1-2.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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