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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian
Medium:
Terracotta; applied color
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.456
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the neck: ivy garland. On the handle: in relief at the upper attachment, a head with white flesh and blond hair. The body is ribbed.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1891. Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 21: pp. 502-3.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1892. Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 22: pp. 534, 552.

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