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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.44
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, seated figure with pomegranate and standing figure
Reverse, man with wreath, man in himation (cloak)

A, seated figure with pomegranate and standing woman; B, man running with wreath and man in himation.
Said to be from Capua

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 38, figs. 113, 116, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Badoni, Franca Parise. 1968. Capua Preromana: Ceramica Campana a Figure Nere, Studi e materiali dell'Istituto di etruscologia e antichità italiche dell'Università di Roma 5; Capua Preromana 2. no. 7, pp. 16-17, pl. 4, Florence: Sansoni.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.116, p. 133, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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