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Body of a terracotta vase

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Sicilian, Centuripe
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.); diameter 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
29.131.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
Polychrome; Dionysos and female figure.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1929–1930. "Polychrome Vases from Centuripe in the Metropolitan Museum." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 2: pp. 194, 197, 203, figs. 7, 10.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1929. "Polychrome Vases from Centuripe." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 24(12): p. 327.

Lehmann, Phyllis Williams and Herbert Bloch. 1953. Roman Wall Paintings from Boscoreale in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monographs on Archaeology and the Fine Arts, Vol. 5. pp. 140-41, fig. 73, Cambridge, Mass.: Archaeological Institute of America.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 130, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Joly, Elda. 1980. "Teorie vecchie e nuove sulla ceramica policroma." Philias Charin. Miscellanea di Studi Classici in onore di Eugenio Manni. p. 1245, Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore.

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