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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek, Milesian, Fikellura
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 6 in. (15.3 cm); diameter of mouth 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm); diameter of body 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Richard A. Van Every Gift , 1974
Accession Number:
1974.11.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with cable pattern on the neck, myrtle wreath on the shoulder and crescents and tongues on the body.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 126, pp. 166-67, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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