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Terracotta bail-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the APZ Painter
Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–320 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 29 in. (73.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.235
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, youth seated between two women
Reverse, two youths

A: Two women ofeering gifts to a seated youth. The woman on the left holds a box and offers him a small ladder-like object which some scholars have identified as a xylophone. The other woman holds out a branch. B: two youths.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 123, p. 41, pl. X, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 185, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Beazley, John D. 1943. "Groups of Campanian Red-figure." The Journal of Hellenic Studies, 63(1): no. 11, p. 92.

Trendall, Arthur Dale. 1967. The Red-figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily. no. 448, p. 503, pl. 197, 6, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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