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Terracotta jug

2nd half of the 1st century B.C.
Terracotta; Pergamene lead-glazed ware
8 9/16in. (21.8cm) Other: 5 7/16in. (13.9cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Trefoil mouth and grotesque human figures in relief.
Said to be from Olbia

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1916. "Hellenistic and Roman Glazed Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11(3): p. 66, fig. 8.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. S12, p. 174, Bern: Stämpfli.

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