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Fragment of a terracotta oinochoe: olpe (jug)

Attributed to the Gorgon Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 580 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
greatest diameter 2 5/8in. (6.6cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Nicolas Koutoulakis, 1960
Accession Number:
60.92.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Lion

The Gorgon Painter is associated with a type of jug often decorated with a lion within a panel.
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