Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Late Geometric–Early Protocorinthian
Date:
ca. 725–690 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. as preserved 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.97.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the body, snake.
On the neck, two friezes of birds.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1925. "Recent Classical Accessions: Early Terracotta Sculptures and Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(1): p. 16.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 26, 176, pl. 16c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.