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Terracotta aryballos (perfume vase)

ca. 590–570 B.C.
Greek, Boeotian
Terracotta; black-figure
H.: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
A horseman and a siren decorate the vase.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 148, fig. 93, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 41, 188, pl. 28e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 680, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Kilinski, Karl. 1986. "Corinthianizing Art of the Boeotian Horse-bird Painter." Corinthiaca: Studies in Honor of Darrell A. Amyx, William R. Biers and Mario Aldo Del Chiaro, eds. pp. 132–33, fig. 11, Columbia, MO: University of Missouri.

Kilinski, Karl. 1990. Boeotian Black Figure Vase Painting of the Archaic Period. pp. 10, 13, 55 n. 15, Mainz am Rhein: Von Zabern.

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