Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Attributed to Polion

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159

Eros riding fawn

This pretty and playful vase brings together the companions of two goddesses. Eros is associated with Aphrodite, and the fawn is associated with Artemis. Since Eros has his own means of rapid locomotion, the purpose of the combination is to amuse and delight.

Terracotta oinochoe (jug), Attributed to Polion, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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