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Terracotta aryballos (oil flask)

Period:
Transitional
Date:
ca. 640–625 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the body, winged lion surrounded by rosettes in the field.
Said to be from Greece

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 15, p. 8, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

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