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Terracotta stemmed bowl

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm); diameter 9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.91
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The stemmed bowl was a characteristic Boeotian vase that was popular from the mid-sixth into the early fifth century B.C. The decoration of the exterior often shows a flying bird. Here it consists of palmettes.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Early Greek Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(7): p. 178, fig. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 61, 63, fig. 39, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 61, 63, fig. 39, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 41, 188, pl. 28f, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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