Quatrefoil Alabastron


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Artifact Identification Quatrefoil Alabastron   (1900.11.0007)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Corinthian, 625 - 600 BCE
Culture Greek, Corinthian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 11.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 5.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 4.0 cm
Weight 108 g
Measuring Remarks D2 is the diameter at the widest point of the vessel. D3 is the rim diameter.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing, Handbuilding
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. Concentric rings on the flat surface of the mouth. Quatrefoil, with four petals, netted interstices, and tongues below. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 3, 3-4.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 5, Plate 3, 3-4.

Artifact History

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

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