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Terracotta holmos (stand)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 25 7/8 in. (65.7 cm); diameter of mouth 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.128
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
With a large conical base decorated with rows of bosses and triangular perforations, two smaller elements with similar decoration, and a wide flaring top with large bosses to hold a dinos, a large cauldron-like vessel.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. pp. 3-4, fig. 6, New York: Marchbanks Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.90a, pp. 111, 113, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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