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Terracotta vase

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Sicilian, Centuripe
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 29 1/4 in. (74.3 cm) depth of bowl 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.122.10a, b
  • Description

    On the body, three women and a boy

    The lid on this Centuripe vase is separate from the body. Because of the fragility of the technique, the decoration that is still visible on the body is no longer legible on the lid.

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1929–1930. "Polychrome Vases from Centuripe in the Metropolitan Museum." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 2: pp. 187-90, 203, figs. 1-3, pl..

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, pp. 130, 272, pl. 112a.

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    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
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