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    Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    520-510 BCE
    Mixing Bowl (Krater)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.140

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 500-490 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, black-figure on white ground
    Height: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 37.020X

  • Objects

    Ridge-Handled Jug

    Unknown artist, Cypriote

    Ca. 700 BCE
    Ridge-Handled Jug
    Terracotta
    Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.124.3

  • Objects

    Drinking Cup (Kylix)

    Oltos

    Late 6th century BCE
    Drinking Cup (Kylix)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.076

  • Objects

    Stirrup Jar

    Unknown artist, Mycenaean

    Ca. 1100 BCE
    Stirrup Jar
    Terracotta
    Height: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    Gift of Andrea Toon and Joel H. Cohen in honor of Franklin W. Robinson 1991.181

  • Objects

    Woman's head plate

    Unknown artist, Southern Italian

    340-300 BCE
    Woman’s head plate
    Terracotta
    Diameter: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches)
    Gift of E. P. Warren 27.188

  • Objects

    Cylindrical Lidded Box (Pyxis)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 760 BCE
    Cylindrical Lidded Box (Pyxis)
    Terracotta
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches) (assembled)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 37.022

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    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Greek

    3rd century BCE
    Bowl
    Terracotta
    Height: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Edward P. Warren 13.1495

  • Objects

    Oil Bottle (Alabastron)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 490 BCE-470 BCE
    Oil Bottle (Alabastron)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.087

  • Objects

    Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    5th century BCE
    Mixing Bowl (Krater)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 33 cm (13 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 23.324

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    Bucchero Bowl on a Conical Foot

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    Early 6th century BCE
    Bucchero Bowl on a Conical Foot
    Terracotta
    Height: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 33.028

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    Small Container (Askos)

    Makron

    Ca. 490-480 BCE
    Small Container (Askos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.074

  • Objects

    Nuptial Bowl (Lebes gamikos)

    Pan Painter

    480-460 BCE
    Nuptial Bowl (Lebes gamikos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 28.020

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    Oil Bottle (Alabastron)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    460-450 BCE
    Oil Bottle (Alabastron)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.088

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    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 480 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 30.5 cm (12 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.707

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    Horned Cup

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek

    Horned Cup
    Terracotta
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1993.042

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    Oil Container (Askos) in the Form of a Boar

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek

    Late 4th century - early 3rd century BCE
    Oil Container (Askos) in the Form of a Boar
    Terracotta
    10.2 x 15.2 cm (4 x 6 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 1996.98

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    Fragment of a Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 600 BCE
    Fragment of a Mixing Bowl (Krater)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches) (greatest preserved)
    Walter J. Kimball Fund 62.059

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    Fragment from a Mural

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    16th–17th century
    Fragment from a Mural
    Clay, straw, fiber, and pigment
    167 x 106.4 cm (65 3/4 x 41 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Cornelius Ruxton Love 51.559

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    Fish Plate

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 360-320 BCE
    Fish Plate
    Terracotta, red-figure
    4.5 x 18.4 cm (1 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches) maximum
    Anonymous loan EL012.86

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    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Reed Painter

    420-400 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, white-ground
    Height: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.082

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    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    550-540 BCE
    Storage Jar (Amphora)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 13.1479

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    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 550-525 BCE
    Storage Jar (Amphora)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation and Special Gift Funds 25.083

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    Drinking Cup (Kylix)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 550-525 BCE
    Drinking Cup (Kylix)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 7.6 cm (3 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 22.214

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    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Providence Painter

    Ca. 500-475 BCE
    Storage Jar (Amphora)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 50.8 cm (20 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.005

  • Objects

    Wine Bowl (Phiale)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    6th century BCE
    Wine Bowl (Phiale)
    Terracotta
    Diameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.091

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    Lidded Cylindrical Box (Pyxis)

    Haimon Painter

    500-474 BCE
    Lidded Cylindrical Box (Pyxis)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 12.7 cm (5 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 34.1374

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    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Greek

    3rd century BCE
    Bowl
    Terracotta
    Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.081

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    Black-topped Pot

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    3700-3450 BCE
    Black-topped Pot
    Ceramic (Nile silt clay)
    Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1999.55.1

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    Drinking Cup (Skyphos)

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek

    375-350 BCE
    Drinking Cup (Skyphos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.089

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    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 430 BCE
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.090

  • Objects

    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 550 BCE
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 77.003

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    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Early 4th century BCE
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.067

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    Stemmed Drinking Cup (Kylix)

    Unknown artist, Greek; Mycenaean

    Ca. 1300 BCE
    Stemmed Drinking Cup (Kylix)
    Terracotta
    Height: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.001

  • Objects

    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 490 BCE
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 inches) (Handbook 2008)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 22.213

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    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 610 BCE
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)
    Terracotta
    Height: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 28.060

  • Objects

    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Cypriote

    7th century BCE
    Storage Jar (Amphora)
    Terracotta
    31.8 x 31.8 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.124.1

  • Objects

    Miniature Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Late 5th century BCE
    Miniature Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Anonymous gift 55.049

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    Drinking Cup (Skyphos)

    Lewis Painter

    Ca. 480 BCE
    Drinking Cup (Skyphos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.072

  • Objects

    Drinking Cup (Rhyton)

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek

    After 350 BCE
    Drinking Cup (Rhyton)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 26.166

  • Objects

    Musician

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Ca. 650-700 CE
    Musician
    Clay with pigment
    15 x 8.5 x 8 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 25.013

  • Objects

    Tankard

    Unknown artist, Cypriote

    1400-1350 BCE
    Tankard
    Terracota
    21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.124.2

  • Objects

    Musician

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Ca. 650–700 CE
    Musician
    Clay with pigment
    15 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 25.014

  • Objects

    Water Jar (Hydria-Kalpis)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 450 BCE
    Water Jar (Hydria-Kalpis)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Charles Bradley and Museum Appropriation Fund 22.114

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Pan Painter

    Ca. 480-470 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Nelson A., Laurence S. and David Rockefeller 56.061

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 500 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 30.8 cm (12 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 22.216

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    480 BC - 470 BC
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 30.3 cm (11 15/16 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.708

  • Objects

    Two-handled Drinking Cup (Skyphos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 725-700 BCE
    Two-handled Drinking Cup (Skyphos)
    Terracotta
    Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift in memory of C. A. Robinson, Jr. 83.024

  • Objects

    Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Early 4th century BCE
    Mixing Bowl (Krater)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 35.2 cm (13 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.018

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Brygos Painter

    Ca. 490 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 33.3 cm (13 1/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.078

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    510 BCE-500 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 12.7 cm (5 inches)
    Museum Appropriation and Special Gift Funds 25.085

  • Objects

    Storage jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Late 6th century BCE
    Storage jar (Amphora)
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 23.303

  • Objects

    Wine Cup (Kantharos)

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek

    400-300 BCE
    Wine Cup (Kantharos)
    Terracotta, black-gloss
    7.3 x 16.5 cm (2 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches) (maximum)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 1992.007

  • Objects

    Pitcher (Olpe)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 720-700 BCE
    Pitcher (Olpe)
    Terracotta
    Height: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.006

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Ca. 480 BCE
    Oil Flask (Lekythos)
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund and Special Gift Fund 25.110

  • Objects

    Woman on Horseback

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    700–800 CE
    Woman on Horseback
    Clay
    28 x 43 x 16 cm (11 x 16 15/16 x 6 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 35.024

  • Objects

    Wine jug (oinochoe)

    The Concentric Circle Group

    735 - 720 BCE
    Wine jug (oinochoe)
    Terracotta
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2002.46

  • Objects

    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    3450-3300 BCE
    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs
    Ceramic (marl clay)
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2000.30

  • Objects

    Conical Drinking Cup (Rhyton)

    Unknown artist, Mycenaean

    14th century BCE
    Conical Drinking Cup (Rhyton)
    Terracotta
    29.8 x 12.7 cm (11 3/4 x 5 inches) (maximum)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.72

  • Objects

    One-handled Drinking Cup (Kyathos)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    Ca. late 6th century BCE
    One-handled Drinking Cup (Kyathos)
    Terracotta
    14.3 x 13 x 9.8 cm (5 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 inches) (maximum)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2008.59

  • Objects

    Untitled (turquoise closed vessel)

    Eugene von Bruenchenhein

    1981
    Untitled (turquoise closed vessel)
    Painted clay
    Height: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Gift of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz 2009.115.1

  • Objects

    Untitled (blue and gold open top vessel)

    Eugene von Bruenchenhein

    Ca. 1960s-1983
    Untitled (blue and gold open top vessel)
    Painted clay
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz 2009.115.2

  • Objects

    Untitled (copper/green open top vessel)

    Eugene von Bruenchenhein

    Ca. 1960s–1983
    Untitled (copper/green open top vessel)
    Painted clay
    Height: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz 2009.115.3

  • Objects

    Untitled (white open top vessel)

    Eugene von Bruenchenhein

    Ca. 1960s–1983
    Untitled (white open top vessel)
    Painted clay
    Height: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz 2009.115.5

  • Objects

    Untitled (green open top vessel)

    Eugene von Bruenchenhein

    Ca. 1960s–1983
    Untitled (green open top vessel)
    Painted clay
    Height: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz 2009.115.4