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Terracotta jug in the form of a bird

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian, Teano
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
diameter 4 5/8in. (11.7cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.221.46q
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Ribbed ring handle over left wing of bird.
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. 142, pp. 259, 279, Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Sguaitamatti, Michel and Danielle Leibundgut Wieland. 2015. "Vases Plastiques en forme d'Animaux." Le Sanglier et le Satyre: Vases Plastiques Hellénistiques de Grande Grèce et de Sicile, 1. A 274, pp. 162, 100, Zürich: Akanthus.

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