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Terracotta amphora with lid (jar)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 19 13/16 in. (50.3 cm) H. with cover 25 1/8 in. (63.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.169a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156
A gilt laurel wreath circles the neck.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1916. "Department of Classical Art Accessions of 1915." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11(6): pp. 126, 128, fig. 2.

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