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Terracotta oinochoe: olpe (jug)

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 460–440 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.34
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The handle terminates flush with a circular mouth, double band of leaves on shoulder; tongues around mouth. The shoulder is offset.
Richter, Gisela M. A., Marjorie J. Milne, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1922. Shapes of Greek Vases. New York.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 31-32, fig. 33, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. p. 19, fig. 117, New York: Plantin Press.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 31-32, fig. 33, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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