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Terracotta stemmed dish

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm) diameter 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.30.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The surface of the stem and bowl is enhanced with a white slip, perhaps to simulate the effect of marble or alabaster.
Excavated at Sardis

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. "Lydia." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 26(5): p. 199, fig. 8.

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