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Terracotta feeding bottle

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm) diameter 3 3/16 in. (8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.11.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
The vase is in the form of a miniature Hadra hydria. It was probably made in Crete and may have been used as a feeding bottle for infants.
Sotheby's, New York. 1971. Antiquities. November 5, 1971. lot 227.

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