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LaurieAnnie

Posted on 03/01/2014


Photo taken on September  9, 2011


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Detail of a Terracotta Olpe Attributed to the Amasis Painter in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2011

Detail of a Terracotta Olpe Attributed to the Amasis Painter in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2011
Terracotta olpe (jug)

Attributed to the Amasis Painter


Period: Archaic

Date: ca. 520 B.C.

Culture: Greek, Attic

Medium: Terracotta; black-figure

Dimensions: H. 12 15/16 in. (32.8 cm) diameter 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Purchase, Frederick P. Huntley Bequest, 1959

Accession Number: 59.11.17

Description: Courting scene

A bearded man in an elaborate fringed cloak approaches a woman who holds a myrtle branch and offers him a rose. She is dressed like a bride with her cloak pulled over her head and a wreath of myrtle in her hair.

Text from: www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/255011

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