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Terracotta stemmed dish

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm) diameter 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.30.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Familiarly known as fruit stands, this type of stemmed dish is well attested at Sardis, particularly in the Archaic period.
Excavated at Sardis

Pagenstecher, Rudolf. 1909. "Dated Sepulchral Vases from Alexandria." American Journal of Archaeology, 13(4):

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