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Olpe
Olpe
Artist:
Date:
ca. 580–560 BC
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
12 1/2 (31.8 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Etrusco-Corinthian
Accession Number:
1925.346.7
Acquisition Date:
1925-05-25
Credit Line:

Gift of the Queen of Greece through Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

Four friezes of swans and panthers, all moving to the right. Only swans in the top and bottom registers, alternating swans and panthers in the two middle friezes.

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