Alabastron ; Attributed to the Painter of Munich 283; ca. 625-615 BC; 19.53

Name/Title

Alabastron

About this object

An alabastron such as this was often used for personal grooming and would contain oils or perfumes. The shape was designed to be easily carried in one hand and could be worn around the neck with a tie. This particular alabastron features a design of a serpent between two cockerels, drawn in dark-brown and black paint with added red in places.

Maker

Attributed to the Painter of Munich 283

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

ca. 625-615 BC

Period

Early Corinthian

Place Made

Greece

Medium and Materials

Ceramic; Pottery

Style and Iconography

Orientalising

Style and Iconography

Corinthian

Style and Iconography

Archaic

Measurements

Height 75mm; Diameter 41mm

Collection

The James Logie Memorial Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Credit Line

Purchased, 1953

Object Type

Containers

Object number

19.53

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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