Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Body of a terracotta vase

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Sicilian, Centuripe
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.); diameter 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
29.131.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
Polychrome; Dionysos and female figure.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1929–1930. "Polychrome Vases from Centuripe in the Metropolitan Museum." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 2(2): pp. 194, 197, 203, figs. 7, 10.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1929. "Polychrome Vases from Centuripe." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 24(12): p. 327.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 130, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Lehmann, Phyllis Williams and Herbert Bloch. 1953. Roman Wall Paintings from Boscoreale in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monographs on Archaeology and the Fine Arts, Vol. 5. pp. 140-41, fig. 73, Cambridge, Mass.: Archaeological Institute of America.

Joly, Elda. 1980. "Teorie vecchie e nuove sulla ceramica policroma." Philias Charin. Miscellanea di Studi Classici in onore di Eugenio Manni. p. 1245, Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore.

Gazda, Elaine K. 2000. The Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii : Ancient Ritual, Modern Muse p. 101, fig. 10.1, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Museum of Art.

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