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Terracotta amphora (jar)

Pose attributed to Praxias Group
ca. 480–460 B.C.
Terracotta; superposed red
8 1/4in. (21cm)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, woman with raised hands; reverse, man leaning on a crutch. The red is superposed, not reversed, as in true red-figure.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 39, figs. 122-23, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase Painting. no. 11, pp. 195-6, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Szilágyi, János György. 1973. "Zur Praxias-Gruppe." Archaeologia Polona, 14: p. 105, fig. 8.

Scarrone, Marta. 2008. "Il Pittore di Jahn." Studi Etruschi, 74: no. 14, p. 72.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 5.7, p. 149, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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