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Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking)

Attributed to the Patera-Ganymede Workshop
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.3.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The rhyton is in the shape of a deer's head. On the cuff is a seated Eros with a bowl of fruit.
Mayo, Margaret Ellen and Kenneth Hamma. 1982. The Art of South Italy: Vases from Magna Graecia pp. 40-1, fig. 4, Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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