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Terracotta amphora (jar)

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm); diameter of body 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2069
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Frieze of maenads and female figures at bottom.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Hellenistic and Roman Glazed Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11(3): p. 67, fig. 9.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Christine Alexander. 1939. Augustan Art: An Exhibition Commemorating the Bimillennium of the Birth of Augustus. p. 21, fig. 47, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T203, p. 168, Bern: Stämpfli.

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