Terracotta olpe (jug)

Attributed to the Amasis Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154

Courting scene

A bearded man in an elaborate fringed cloak approaches a woman who holds a myrtle branch and offers him a rose. She is dressed like a bride with her cloak pulled over her head and a wreath of myrtle in her hair.

Terracotta olpe (jug), Attributed to the Amasis Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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