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Bronze oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. x width 9 1/16 x 5 in. (23 x 12.7 cm) diameter 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Foundation, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.62
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Handle is worked separately; it may be an ancient replacement.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1981. "One Hundred Eleventh Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1980 through June 30, 1981." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 111: p. 36.

Milleker, Elizabeth J. 1992. "Ancient Art: Gifts from The Norbert Schimmel Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 49(4): p. 60.

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