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Terracotta ring askos (flask with a spout and handle over the top)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
2 3/4in. (7cm) Other: 4in. (10.2cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of the American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.164.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
White lines around body.
Excavated at Sardis

Butler, Howard Crosby. 1922. The Excavations, 1910-1914, Sardis, Vol. 1, Pt. 1. p. 150, ill. 168b, Leiden: E.J. Brill.

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