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Terracotta vase in the form of a siren

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–500 B.C.
Culture:
East Greek, Rhodian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Aryballos in the form of a siren.
Said to be from Selinunte

Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. pp. 82–83, Gallatin pl. 33.12, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Lullies, Reinhard. 1952. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Deutschland 9. München 3. Museum Antiker Kleinkunst. p. 49, Munich: C. H. Beck.

Ducat, Jean. 1966. Les Vases plastiques rhodiens archaïques en terre cuite. p. 68 n. 6, Paris: E. de Boccard.

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