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Terracotta askos (flask with a spout and handle over the top)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
On the top, a Greek fighting an Amazon
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 132, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981. Aara-Aphlad, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 1. Amazones, no. 449, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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