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Fragment of a terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Attributed to the Cesnola Painter
Period:
Geometric
Date:
ca. 750–740 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Euboean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 6 9/16 in. (16.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5885
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Two metopes, each containing a horse tethered to a manger and a bird
From Cyprus

Coldstream, John Nicolas. 1994. "Pithekoussai, Cyprus and the Cesnola Painter." Apoikia : i più antichi insediamenti greci in Occidente : funzioni e modi dell'organizzazione politica e sociale : scritti in onore di Giorgio Buchner, Bruno D'Agostino, Francesca R. Ridgway, and Giorgio Buchner, eds. p. 79 n. 13, Naples: Istituto Universitario Orientale, Naples.

Moore, Mary B. 2004. "Horse Care as Depicted on Greek Vases before 400 B.C." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 39: pp. 35, 43-4.

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