Exhibitions/ Art Object

Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Geometric
Date:
late 8th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
total H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
The neck shows a man with two horses; a file of mules grazes in the panel on the shoulder; a bird perches on top of the handle.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 34, pp. 12-3, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

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