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Terracotta aryballos (oil flask)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century or later
Culture:
East Greek ?
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.267
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Globular with decoration in low relief; on flat mouth, four pointed and ribbed leaves; on body, pointed and ribbed leaves.
Said to be from Cumae

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 156, p. 46, Paris.

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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