Greek Stone Alabastron Greek alabastron.. Product #: AS-3789 Regular price: $195.00 $195.00 Sold
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Greek Stone Alabastron

Product Code: AS-3789
Length: 22.2CM

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Greek Stone Alabastron

 A tall slender alabastron, carved in a gritty grey stone. The vessel has an out-turned rim, short neck and long body, with a curved base. The interior with a cavity extending the full length of the body. With shallow grooved decorative spiral around the neck. 

An alabastron is a small type of pottery or glass vessel used in the ancient world for holding oil, especially perfume or massage oils. They originated in ancient Egypt as containers carved from alabaster, from which the name is derived, but its use spread to ancient Greece and on to other parts of the...

Greek Stone Alabastron

 A tall slender alabastron, carved in a gritty grey stone. The vessel has an out-turned rim, short neck and long body, with a curved base. The interior with a cavity extending the full length of the body. With shallow grooved decorative spiral around the neck. 

An alabastron is a small type of pottery or glass vessel used in the ancient world for holding oil, especially perfume or massage oils. They originated in ancient Egypt as containers carved from alabaster, from which the name is derived, but its use spread to ancient Greece and on to other parts of the classical world.

 

Fine Condition; complete and intact, surfaces fairly. worn.

Eastern Mediterranean Greek: Circa 3rd century BC. 

NB. Not supplied with stand.

 

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