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Terracotta footed bowl

Period:
Geometric
Date:
ca. 625–600 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan, Italo-geometric
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph V. Noble, 1959
Accession Number:
59.141
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
These two vases of similar shape represent different Etruscan responses to imported Greek geometric pottery. Both types are frequently found in the tombs of Southern Etruria and may have been produced in centers such as Caere and Vulci.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.88b, p. 109, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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