Terracotta amphora with lid

Period: Archaic

Date: 3rd quarter of the 6th century B.C.

Culture: Etruscan

Medium: Terracotta; black-figure, Pontic ware

Dimensions: H.: 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 2012

Accession Number: 2012.26a, b


On the shoulder panel, obverse, two mermen. On the reverse, two confronted dogs. Around the lower body, six metopes with birds.