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Terracotta olpe (one-handled jug)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 15/16 in. (10 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.24.29
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
From a group of 6 undecorated vessels, simple objects that may have been used in a drinking ritual.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.32, p. 196, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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