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Terracotta amphoriskos (oil flask)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 6 9/16 in. (16.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of F. W. Rhinelander, 1898
Accession Number:
98.8.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Ribbed with incised pattern on body and shoulder.
Sparkes, Brian and Lucy Talcott. 1970. Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th and 4th Centuries B.C. Part 1: Text, The Athenian Agora: Results of Excavations Conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Vol. 12. p. 27, n. 59, Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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