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Terracotta amphoriskos (oil flask)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540–500 B.C.
Culture:
East Greek, Milesian, Fikellura
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.60.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
White slip, ivy leaves on shoulder, meander on neck and net pattern on body.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 42, 189, pl. 29a, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 3. p. 667, fig. 819, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 24, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

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