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Terracotta mug with lid

Attributed to the Painter of Vienna 113
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 340–320 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
6 7/8in. (17.5cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.222a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the body, head of a woman
On the lid, heads of two women

The mug belongs to a class of examples that are similar in shape and provided with handles that are either twisted or embellished with a Herakles knot. The decoration consists of a woman's head.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

Trendall, Arthur Dale and Alexander Cambitoglou. 1982. The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia. Late Apulia., Vol. 2. no. 307, p. 789, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Schauenburg, Konrad. 1985. "Zu einer Gruppe polychromer Apulischer Vasen in Kiel." Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 100: p. 442, figs. 67-8.

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