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Terracotta bowl with lid

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; bucchero pesante
Dimensions:
H.: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.139a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Cover surmounted by cocks; decorated with swans in relief, handles ending in human heads.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1936. "The Technique of Bucchero Ware." Studi Etruschi, 10: pl. 22, 1, 2.

Donati, Luigi. 1968. "Vasi di Bucchero Decorati con Teste Plastiche umane: Zona di Chiusi." Studi Etruschi, 36: no. 182, p. 342.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.81b, p. 103, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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