Etrusco-Corinthian Pottery Black-figured alabastron, Attributed to the Michigan group, Circa 6th Century B.C.
This ceramic vessel is a ceramic type with a narrow, rounded body at one end, a narrow neck and a wide, open mouth. It has no handles. This type of small size containers were intended to contain perfumes, oils and ointments for special occasions. Their beige background contrasts with the dark figures of waterfowl in four decorative registers.