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Bronze oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/8 in. (33.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.11.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154
This jug belongs to a type that first appeared in the late seventh century B.C. and, during the sixth, was popular in the area of the western Mediterranean as far as Spain.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 82, 224, pl. 64d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Mertens, Joan R. 2010. How to Read Greek Vases. p. 60, fig. 28, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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