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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the Polyphemos Group
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540–530 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Chalcidian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 14 11/16 in. (37.3 cm) diameter of mouth 6 9/16 in. (16.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.171.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
On the body, obverse, lions felling a bull; reverse, three centaurs
On the neck, obverse and reverse, sirens
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1957. "Greek Vases from the Hearst Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 15(7): pp. 166, 168.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo National Museum, and Kyoto Municipal Museum. 1972. Treasured Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 30, fig. 30, Tokyo: Tokyo National Museum.

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