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Terracotta amphoriskos (flask)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze with stamped decoration
Dimensions:
H. 6 15/16 in. (17.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.97.82
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Black glazed with a pointed ribbed body used for perfume.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 103, 244, pl. 84h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 10, p. 8, pls. 12, 14b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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