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Terracotta pelike (jar)

Attributed to Group G
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
3rd quarter of the 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 9 1/16 in. (23 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.21.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, Arimasp fighting a griffin.
Reverse, two youths.
Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1462, no. 8, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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