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Terra cotta alabastron with griffin-bird

625–600 B.C.

Buff terracotta

10.5 × 6 cm (4 1/8 × 2 3/8 in.)
The Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Fund
1977.83
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Corinthian
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Summa Galleries; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1977.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 10–11, ill.

“Acquisitions 1977,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 1 (Fall 1978): 75.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 261, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.