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Fragments of a terracotta amphora (jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540–530 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Chalcidian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
a-max. dim. 18.01 cm.
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Arthur Darby Nock Bequest, 1968
Accession Number:
68.11.1a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, Herakles and the Erymanthean Boar
Reverse, Herakles and the Nemean Lion

These fragments show the artistic and technical precision that could be attained by black-figure artists outside of Attica.
Collinge, Anna. 1988. "A Companion for the Stuttgart Oedipus Amphora." Archäologischer Anzeiger, 103: pp. 628–29, figs. 3–5.

Iozzo, Mario. 1994. Ceramica "Calcidese": Nuovi Documenti e Problemi Riproposti. pp. 88–90, 97–98, 148, pls. XCVII–XCVIII, Roma: Società Magna Grecia.

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