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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the APZ Painter
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 330–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 31 in. (78.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.231
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
On the body, obverse, youth and horse within a naiskos between women
Reverse, four youths
On the neck, obverse, woman. Reverse, Eros

Ownership of a horse was a mark of wealth and status. It is noteworthy that the horse here is primary and that the group is not fully contained by the structure.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 117, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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