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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

2nd half of 9th century B.C.
Greek, Attic
4 1/16in. (10.4cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Greek Government, 1930
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From the Hymettos deposit (see 30.118.1)
From an excavation on Mt. Hymettos

Alexander, Christine. 1931. "Notes: Gifts of Classical Anqituities." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 26(1): p. 23.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 26, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Eiteljorg, Harrison, II. 1980. "The Fast Wheel, the Multiple-Brush Compass and Athens as Home of the Protogeometric Style." American Journal of Archaeology, 84(4): p. 451 n. 28.

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