Terra cotta alabastron with griffin-bird Artist: Unknown

625–600 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art

Medium

Buff terracotta

Dimensions

10.5 × 6 cm (4 1/8 × 2 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Fund

Accession Number

1977.83

Period

Archaic

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

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

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

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Object/Work type

alabastra

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