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Terracotta vase in the form of a siren

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–500 B.C.
Culture:
East Greek, Rhodian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 3 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. (9.5 x 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.34
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Vase in the shape of a siren.
Hôtel Drouot. 1901. Collection d'antiquités. 18-20 Mars 1901. no. 76, p. 24, pl. 5.

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 144, p. 44, pl. XII, 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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