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containers - VI Century BC - Terracotta plemochoe (vase for perfume)

There were several types of vase in ancient Athens for perfumed oils. The aryballos and alabastra were small, and their round bases prevented them from standing on their own. They required a support or were suspended from a cord

On the body, obverse, prothesis (laying out of the deceased) with mourners; reverse, mourners<br/>On the neck, obverse and reverse, mourners<br/>On the subsidiary frieze, horsemen<br/><br/>The iconography of this vase is canonical for a loutrophoros

Terracotta loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water) Period: Archaic Date: last quarter of century B.

Terracotta volute-krater (vase for mixing wine and water) Attributed to Sophilos. Period: Archaic, early 6th century B.C. - Greek, Attic

Volute–krater (vase for mixing wine and water), early century B. Attributed to Sophilos Greek, Attic Terracotta; cm) Attributed to Sophilos: Volute-krater (vase for mixing wine and water)

Terracotta bell-krater (mixing bowl) with lid  Attributed to the Group of the Würzburg Scylla     Period:      Classical  Date:      late 5th century B.C.  Culture:      Greek, Boeotian  Medium:      Terracotta  Dimensions:      H. 7 in. (17.8 cm.) H. with cover. 9 in. (22.9 cm.) D. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.)  Classification:      Vases

Terracotta bell-krater (mixing bowl) with lid Attributed to the Group of the Würzburg Scylla Period: Classical Date: late century B.

Terracotta bell-krater (mixing bowl) with lid  Attributed to the Group of the Würzburg Scylla     Period:      Classical  Date:      late 5th century B.C.  Culture:      Greek, Boeotian  Medium:      Terracotta  Dimensions:      H. 7 in. (17.8 cm.) H. with cover. 9 in. (22.9 cm.) D. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.)  Classification:      Vases

The hippocamp, a fantastic monster with a horse's body and a fish's tail, was fairly uncommon in Classical Greek art. He plays no part in any extant mythological tale but in art is sometimes ridden by the wise sea god Nereus or sea nymphs

Terracotta amphora with lid (jar) 4th century B.C. - Culture : Greek, Attic - In the Museum, Greek and Roman Art  http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/130009539

"Be ready when I drop the amphora." {Terracotta amphora with lid (jar) century B. - Culture : Greek, Attic - In the Museum, Greek and Roman Art }

Terracotta lekanis with lid (dish)  Period: Classical Date: late 5th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta

*GREECE~Terracotta lekanis with lid (dish) Period: Classical Date: late century B. black-figure Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Vases Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906 Accession Number: b

Vulci,Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Vulci - Lekane. Ceramica etrusca sovradipinta Da sequestro a Viterbo Periodo:	IV sec. a.C. Sulla vasca, decorazione a linguette e cirri; sul coperchio, decorazione sovradipinta con figura femminile panneggiata, riccamente adornata, e seduta su un motivo vegetale, incorniciata ai lati da un ampio motivo a palmetta. Risente nel gusto dei particolari e nel vivace cromatismo della ceramica sovradipinta dell'Italia meridionale.

Vulci,Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Vulci - Lekane. Ceramica etrusca sovradipinta Da sequestro a Viterbo Periodo: IV sec. a.C. Sulla vasca, decorazione a linguette e cirri; sul coperchio, decorazione sovradipinta con figura femminile panneggiata, riccamente adornata, e seduta su un motivo vegetale, incorniciata ai lati da un ampio motivo a palmetta. Risente nel gusto dei particolari e nel vivace cromatismo della ceramica sovradipinta dell'Italia meridionale.

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