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Terracotta pelike (jar)

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Matthew C. Brush, 1957
Accession Number:
57.43
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, satyr dancing in front of a maenad
Reverse, two youths

Although the red-figure technique is mainly associated with Athens in mainland Greece, there was some production in Boeotia and Corinth.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1962. "Painted Greek Vases." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 21(1): p. 9, fig. 10.

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