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Terracotta oinochoe: chous (jug)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
mid-4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Height: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm) Width: 7 in. (17.8 cm) Diameter: 6 1/2 in. × 4 5/16 in. (16.5 × 11 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel G. Ward, 1875
Accession Number:
75.2.13
Not on view
Said to have been found in the vicinity of Athens

Before 1874, found in the vicinity Athens; briefly, with Professor Athanasios Sergiou Rhousopoulos, Athens; by 1874, purchased by Samuel G. Ward from Prof. A.S. Rhousopoulos, Athens; acquired 1875, gift of Samuel G. Ward.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1875. Fifth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for the Year ending May 1, 1875. p. 70, New York.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. p. 70, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 1802, p. 133, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

van Hoorn, Gerard. 1951. Choes and Anthesteria. no. 743, p. 157, fig. 59, Leiden: Brill.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 66, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Metzger, Henri. 1965. Recherches sur l'imagerie athénienne. no. 41, pp. 90, 117, n. 6 , Paris: E. de Boccard.

Woodford, Susan. 1966. "Exemplum virtutis: A Study of Heracles in Athens in the second half of the 5th century B.C.." Ph.D. Diss. no. 19, p. 174. University Microfilms International.

Rückert, Birgit. 1998. "Die Herme im öffentlichen und privaten Leben der Griechen : Untersuchungen zur Funktion der griechischen Herme als Grenzmal, Inschriftenträger und Kulturbild des Hermes." Ph.D. Diss. p. 260, n. 136. S. Roderer Verlag.

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