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Aryballos
Aryballos
Date:
ca. 570 BC
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
2 3/4 (7 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Greek
Accession Number:
1925.382
Acquisition Date:
1925-05-25
Credit Line:

Gift of the Queen of Greece through Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

Painted with a sphinx, sickle wing above her back. With rosettes sparingly incised the filling ornament mixes blobs and mere dots. On flat mouth four concentric circles.

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