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Knob from the lid of a neck-amphora, joins lid of 17.230.14

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. D. Beazley, 1927
Accession Number:
27.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 155
Knob of an amphora lid.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1972. Greek Vase Painting: An Introduction. no. 12, pp. 4, 24–25, 69, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Howard Kathleen. 1994. Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide: Works of Art Selected by Philippe De Montebello. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 75, pp. 78, 420, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mertens, Joan R. 2010. How to Read Greek Vases. no. 11, pp. 24, 26, 28, 70-4, 88, 112, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Galitz, Kathryn. 2016. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings. no. 16, p. 24, New York: Skira.

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