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Terracotta oinochoe: chous (jug)

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
4in. (10.2cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.80
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Boy driving goat-drawn chariot preceded by boy with chous

The representation, with the lively animals and polychromy, is particularly engaging.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Athenian Pottery: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(11): p. 256, fig. 8.

Neils, Jenifer, John H. Oakley, and Katherine Hart. 2003. Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past no. 99, p. 286, New Haven: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College.

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