Greek Apulian Terracotta Black-Glazed Guttus With Medusa

Item Description

C. 4th-3rd century BC

A beautiful black-glazed terracotta guttus with vertical ribs around the perimeter and a single loop handle at a right angle to the high angled spout. Decorated with the head of Medusa on the upper centre of the reservoir within a concentric circle. A guttus was used to store precious oil to fill oil lamps.

Chip to base rim with good detail, a nice glaze and in good condition.

Provenance: Ex M. O. Collection, collected in the 1990’s.

Size: 72mm height x 108mm wide



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