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Terracotta oinochoe:olpe (jug)

Attributed to the Milazzo Painter

Period:
Transitional
Date:
ca. 630–615 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 14 5/16 in. (36.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.41
  • Description

    Four friezes with animals

    Olpai were greatly favored by Corinthian artists, particularly during the last three decades of the seventh century. The decoration consists almost exclusively of animal friezes; there are virtually no examples with narrative figural subjects.

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