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Bronze oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 11 15/16 in. (30.3 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.160.3
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. 1913. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1912, Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 8 (12): pp. 266-7, fig. 2.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 488, pp. 179-80, 186-88, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 69, fig. 40, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 108-9, fig. 71, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 108-9, fig. 71, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 33, 35, fig. 36, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 29, fig. 84, New York: Marchbanks Press.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 33, 35, fig. 36, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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

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