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Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 560 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 1/4 x 9 1/16in. (38.7 x 23.1cm) diameter 8 11/16in. (22.1cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Dean K. Boorman, in memory of Dr. Bashford Dean, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.270
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Obverse, combat of six warriors; Reverse, dancing woman with two wreaths, between two sirens.
Below, in two zones, panthers, rams, and sphinx.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. "One Hundred Tenth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1979 through June 30, 1980." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, No. 110: p. 37.

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