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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

5th century B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; black-glaze
H. 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm) diameter of body 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm) diameter of base 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Helen H. Mertens Gift, 1973
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Black glazed jug with no decoration.
Sotheby's, New York. 1973. Antiquities. December 7, 1973. lot 54.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1974. "One Hundred and Fifth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1973 through June 30, 1974." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 104: p. 45.

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