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Unguent bottle (alabastron)

Unguent bottle (alabastron)

  • Place of origin:

    Tuscany (made)
    Umbria (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 7th century BC (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    core-formed with pincered scale decoration

  • Museum number:

    5153-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Tuscany (made)
Umbria (possibly, made)

Date

late 7th century BC (made)

Materials and Techniques

core-formed with pincered scale decoration

Dimensions

Height: 12.8 cm, Width: 3.5 cm greatest width

Descriptive line

Unguent bottle (alabastron), Italy, Etruria, , -625--600, 5153-1901 .

Production Note

Made in Etruria, the ancient state in west-central Italy which spread its civilization throughout Italy in the 6th century B.C. It is now part of modern Tuscany and Umbria.

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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