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″