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Terracotta askos (flask with a spout and handle over the top)

Period:
Classical
Date:
mid-5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 5/8 x 4 1/4in. (6.6 x 10.8cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Abraham Foundation Inc. Gift, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.11.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Flask with a spout and handle over the top and no decoration.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1978. "One Hundred Eigth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1977 through June 30, 1978." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 108: p. 45.

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