Alabastron

Rotating image of alabastron

Greece, circa 6th century BCE
Terracotta
4" height
Gift of Harvey and Deborah Breverman, 2013.HB.123

Alabastron vessels were typically small and did not have handles, though some featured holes for thread. They are thought to have contained perfume.


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Close up of the right side of the vessel

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