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Bronze neck-amphora (jar)

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 460 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 13 3/8 in. (33.9 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.70
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
The elegant curves of this vessel imitate early fifth century B.C. Greek prototypes of terracotta and bronze. Each handle is elaborately ornamented with pairs of felines above and horses below.
Milleker, Elizabeth J. 1992. "Ancient Art: Gifts from The Norbert Schimmel Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 49(4): p. 61.

Milleker, Elizabeth J. 1993. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1992-1993." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 51(2): p. 61.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 333, pp. 290, 472, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.41, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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