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Terracotta oinochoe (wine jug)

Attributed to the Lotus-Cross Painter
Late Corinthian
ca. 570–550 B.C.
Greek, Corinthian
H.: 8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Owl between cocks

Although the animal style of decoration originally came to Athens from Corinth, as the sixth century progressed, Attic features influenced developments in Corinth. This is such a work, with the Attic element particularly evident in the shape.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 38, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

De Min, Maurizia. 1998. "La Collezione 'Ligabue'." Documenti Inediti dell'Italia Antica. pp. 128, 181 n. 110, Treviso: Edizioni Canova.

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