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Ancient Art

Urn

Late 4th or 3rd century B.C.

Terracotta

Overall height and diameter of shoulder: 43.8 × 16 cm (17 1/4 × 6 5/16 in.)
Height of central body and diameter of foot: 17 × 10.4 cm (6 11/16 × 4 1/8 in.)
diameter of mouth: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.314
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt; from Chamber Tombs, Canosa (?).

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.