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Terracotta aryballos (oil flask) in the form of a pomegranate

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.164.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Incised tongues and meander pattern.
Excavated at Sardis

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 43, 190, pl. 30g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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