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Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) Diam.: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.150
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The vase is in the form of a deer's head. On the cuff is a flying Nike.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 97, p. 12, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

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