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Terracotta standlet

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 520–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm)
diameter 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.162
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Horseman

The standlet was a short-lived shape that found particular favor during the late sixth and early fifth centuries B.C. Its function is unknown.
Said to be from Vulci

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. pp. 31-32, fig. 190, New York: Plantin Press.

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