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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Attributed to the Group of Zurich 2657
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 320–310 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Kate Roberts Smith, 1949
Accession Number:
49.93
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Seated Dionysos pouring a libation over an altar. He is flanked on the left by a satyr holding a platter and on the right by a maenad holding a tympanon and a thyrsos. Each attendant rests one foot on a rock.
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