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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; bucchero
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.1840
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With a large beaked spout and a bulbous body. Small animal heads decorate the top of the handle.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.75a, p. 97, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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