Terracotta oinochoe: epichysis (jug)

Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

The motif on the body is commonly known as a xylophone. It is associated with Tarentum and first appeared on Apulian vases, whence it spread with other Apulian influences to Campanian and Paestan pottery.

Terracotta oinochoe: epichysis (jug), Terracotta, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian

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