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Fragment of a terracotta amphora (jar)

Attributed to the Amasis Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–540 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.313.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Head and shoulders of a youth.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and Alan L. Boegehold. 1985. The Amasis Painter and His World: Vase-Painting in Sixth-Century B.C. Athens. no. 18, pp. 48, 109-10, Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1985. "One Hundred Fifteenth Annual report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1984 through June 30, 1985." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 115: p. 38.

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