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Terracotta jug

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed
Dimensions:
total preserved H. 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm) H. without handle 5 7/16 in. (13.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.11.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Footed jug with raised dot design. Much of the lead-glazed pottery of the Early Imperial period was produced in the Roman East at various sites on the western and southern coasts of Asia Minor.
Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T218, p. 170, pl. 56, Bern: Stämpfli.

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