Terracotta oinochoe (jug) in the form of a woman's head
late 4th century B.C.
H. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Figural vessels of this sort were popular products of the Clusium Group, but this may be an imitation produced in a South Etruscan center such as Tarquinia. The figure wears an elaborate wreath and jewelry.
Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase Painting. p. 305, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.61, p. 219, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.