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Terracotta loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water)

Period:
Early Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Canosan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.249
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
Yellow and pink garland encircles vase.
Mayo, Margaret Ellen and Kenneth Hamma. 1982. The Art of South Italy: Vases from Magna Graecia p. 190, Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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