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Terracotta bowl

Period:
Late Classical–Hellenistic
Date:
4th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm); diameter 6 9/16 in. (16.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
These bowls are distinguished by their central female heads in high relief. It is not clear if they represent deities, specific individuals, or generic types.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.66a, p. 222, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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