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Alabastron
Alabastron
Date:
2th–1th century BC
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Core-formed Glass
Dimensions:
3 (7.6 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Middle East
Culture/People:
Eastern Mediterranean
Provenance:

Purchased by M.H. deYoung on February 12, 1901 from the "sales room" of the Ghizeh Museum, per Emil Brugsch Bey, Conservateur du Mesee de Ghizeh.

Accession Number:
20311
Acquisition Date:
1901-06-15
Credit Line:

Gift of M.H. de Young

The saglike body increases in diameter from the neck towards the base. Dark blue and white zigzag bands. Broken.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.