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Terracotta dinos (deep round-bottomed bowl) and holmos (stand)

Date:
ca. 630–600 B.C.
Culture:
Faliscan, Capena
Medium:
Terracotta; buccheroid impasto
Dimensions:
total H. 31 3/8 in. (79.7 cm); H. of cauldron 13 9/16 in. (34.5 cm); H. of stand 19 7/8 in. (50.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.57.22a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Dinos: heraldic lions flanking a plant
Holmos: birds and lion-like monsters
Alexander, Christine. 1930. "An Etruscan Cauldron." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 25 (1): pp. 13-15, figs. 1-3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. pp. xiii, 4, fig. 9, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A., Grace Crowfoot, and Donald Benjamin Harden. 1956. "Part I: Ceramics from c. 700 B.C. to the Fall of the Roman Empire." A History of Technology: The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages, c. 700 B.C. to c. A.D. 1500, Vol. 2, Charles Singer, Eric John Holmyard, Alfred Rupert Hall, and Trevor Williams, eds. p. 270, fig. 250, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 311, pp. 270, 467, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.91, pp. 11, 43, 112–13, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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