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Terracotta olpe (jug)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 600–575 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan, Italo-Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
11 15/16in. (30.4cm) Other (height with handle): 12 3/8in. (31.5cm) Other (height without handle): 11 15/16in. (30.4cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.39
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Incised tongues at shoulder, designs at belly, concentric half circles at base.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.95, p. 115, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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