Terracotta guttus (flask with handle and spout)

Greek, South Italian, Campanian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

In Greek art, a lion's head is the typical form of spout, whether for the waterspouts of a monumental building or the mouth of a small utensil.

Terracotta guttus (flask with handle and spout), Terracotta, Greek, South Italian, Campanian

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