Terracotta guttus (flask with handle and vertical spout)

Greek, South Italian, Apulian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

On vase, frontal siren

The guttus was typically filled with oil and used in sacrifices or occasionally for bathing.

Terracotta guttus (flask with handle and vertical spout), Terracotta, Greek, South Italian, Apulian

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