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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Geometric
Date:
late 8th century B.C.–early 7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cumaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.212.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The shape is best paralleled on vases from Cumae. The decoration seems to represent a local adaptation of Corinthian motifs.
Said to be from Cumae

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Department of Classical Art: Recent Accessions." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 7(5): pp. 95, 97, fig. 3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 25, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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