Currently On Display
|Period:||Early Archaic Greek Period|
|Date Made:||620-595 BCE|
|Outside Diameter:||3.4 cm|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Hercle Excavation Company; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield, 1968|
Alabastron. Mended and plastered. Most of black painted dec. worn off, only a few chips of glaze remain. Slightly flattened at base; in center, circular depression with central raised dot. Drop ovoid body; very narrow mouth; wide thick rim. One small band handle with hole left for suspension. From incision and remaining glaze dec. is determinable: around base, rosette. On body, large lion and large boar with incised rosettes in ground. Tongue pattern around neck; radiating strokes on top of rim; dots on side of rim. Fine clay, fairly thick fabric. Fired yellow-buff.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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