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Terracotta dish

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian, Teano
Medium:
Terracotta; applied color
Dimensions:
Other: 2 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. (7 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.221.46c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Shallow dish with ring base decorated with ivy vine and stamped pattern; leaves and dots in added white.
Said to have been found at a tomb at Teano, Teanum Sidicinum

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 130, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Mayo, Margaret Ellen and Kenneth Hamma. 1982. The Art of South Italy: Vases from Magna Graecia no. 140, pp. 259, 278, 279, Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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