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Terracotta pilgrim flask

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.234
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Flask stands on two feet, with two small lug handles near mouth. One broad and one narrow strip around the circumference.
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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