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Terracotta stand

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–500 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; bucchero pesante
Dimensions:
H.: 9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.148b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Cylindrical stand decorated with four lions and four human heads in relief.
Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 319, pp. 275, 469, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.80b, pp. 100, 102, 103, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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