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Terracotta aryballos (oil flask) in the form of two blacks' heads

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.122.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Two Negro heads, back to back.
Alexander, Christine. 1929. "Miscellaneous Accessions in the Classical Department." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 24(7): p. 203, fig. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 75, 218, pl. 58g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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