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Terracotta amphoriskos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Clusium Group
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 325–300 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 5 15/16 in. (15 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.60.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
This delicate vase may have been used for scented oil.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. "Recent Accessions in the Classical Department: Vases and Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 22 (1): p. 20.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 46, fig. 139, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase Painting. pp. 102-3, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.54, p. 214, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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