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Terracotta phiale (libation bowl)

Attributed to the Bolsena Group
Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 250–200 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; Volsinian Silvered Ware
Dimensions:
H.: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) Diam.: 9 5/16 in. (23.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.197
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Clay with ornaments in relief: Silenus head in center; remains of blue and yellow pigments.
Michetti, Laura M. 2003. Le Ceramiche argentate e a rilievo in Etruria nella prima età ellenistica. no. 307, p. 196, Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.72c, pp. 208, 229, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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