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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

6th century B.C.
East Greek, Milesian, Fikellura
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)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Richard A. Van Every Gift , 1974
Accession Number:
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.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1975. "Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, : p. 130.

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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