Terracotta bail-amphora (jar), Attributed to the APZ Painter, Terracotta, Greek, South Italian, Campanian

Terracotta bail-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the APZ Painter
ca. 330–320 B.C.
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Terracotta; red-figure
H. 29 in. (73.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, youth seated between two women
Reverse, two youths

A: Two women ofeering gifts to a seated youth. The woman on the left holds a box and offers him a small ladder-like object which some scholars have identified as a xylophone. The other woman holds out a branch. B: two youths.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 123, p. 41, pl. X, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77–80.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 185, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Beazley, John D. 1943. "Groups of Campanian Red-figure." The Journal of Hellenic Studies, 63: no. 11, p. 92.

Trendall, Arthur Dale. 1967. The Red-figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily. no. 448, p. 503, pl. 197, 6, Oxford: Clarendon Press.