Corinthian Alabastron

$595.00

Perfume Vessel.

An Alabastron is a container for perfumed oil that takes its name from alabaster, the material from which the original Egyptian examples were made. Greek artists adopted the Egyptian alabastron’s shape in the 600’s BC, but made the vessel in a variety of materials. Typically used by male athletes to hold body oils, this cream-colored clay form was used by females to hold scented oils.

Product Description

Perfume Vessel.

An Alabastron is a container for perfumed oil that takes its name from alabaster, the material from which the original Egyptian examples were made. Greek artists adopted the Egyptian alabastron’s shape in the 600’s BC, but made the vessel in a variety of materials. Typically used by male athletes to hold body oils, this cream-colored clay form was used by females to hold scented oils.

Additional Information

Origin

Greece

Date

600 B.C.

Dimensions

4.75″ x 2.5″ x 2.5″ With Stand 5.5″ x 3″ x 3″