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Terracotta one-handled vase with strainer

Period:
Classical
Date:
mid-5th century B.C.
Culture:
Native Italic, Daunian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) length 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Albert Gallatin, 1921
Accession Number:
21.150
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
A ritual function has been identified for this distinctive shape with one handle at the side, an everted lip containing a strainer, and a standing human figure.
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