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Bronze oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 11 13/16 in. (30 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.160.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
This type of beaked jug was probably produced in Vulci. It was exported to many sites in Italy and Central Europe, especially to the Celtic peoples living in the areas of present-day France and Germany.
Said to be from Civita Castellana

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 489, pp. 179-80, 188, New York: Gilliss Press.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1936[1934]. A Guide to the Collections, Part 1: Ancient and Oriental Art, 2nd edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 5.1b, pp. 8, 57, 144, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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