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Alabastron

Museum number:
8-351
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Accession number:
Acc.129
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Terracotta flask, demon & harpy; Corinthian black-figure alabastron; put together from fragments, some restoration in plaster; glaze fired coppery red; main frieze: Boread in Knielauf pose; siren with polos; thick filling ornament; above and below main frieze, 3 horizontals; underneath, rosette of 28 leaves; on shoulder, tongues; dots on rim; rosette on top of mouth.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Boeotia, Central Greece
Verbatim coll. place:
Corinthian from Boeotia; Greece
Culture or time period:
Greek Archaic Period (700–480 BC)
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Materials:
Ceramic (material) and Terracotta (clay material)
Object type:
archaeology
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
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