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Terracotta jar

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 560–546 B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) diameter 4 in. (10.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.59.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Found with thirty gold staters inside.
Excavated at Sardis

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 44, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. "Lydia." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 26(5): p. 197, fig. 5.

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