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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar) with twisted handles

Attributed to the Suessula Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 14 in. (35.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1944
Accession Number:
44.11.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Obverse, combat of Greeks against Amazons
Reverse, satyr and maenad, followers of Dionysos, the god of wine
Said to be from Suessula

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1945. "Greek Painting: Four Newly Acquired Vases." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 3(7): p. 168.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 114, 254, pl. 94a, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. pp. 1344-45, no. 5, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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