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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; bucchero
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.1840
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With a large beaked spout and a bulbous body. Small animal heads decorate the top of the handle.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 81, p. 271, Paris.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.75a, p. 97, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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