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Terracotta calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze with stamped decoration
Dimensions:
H.: 8 5/16 x 8 5/16 in. (21.1 x 21.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel G. Ward, 1875
Accession Number:
75.2.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Black-glazed with stamped decoration.
Said to have been found in the vicinity of Athens

Before 1874, found in the vicinity Athens; briefly, with Professor Athanasios Sergiou Rhousopoulos, Athens; by 1874, purchased by Samuel G. Ward from Prof. A.S. Rhousopoulos, Athens; acquired 1875, gift of Samuel G. Ward.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1875. Fifth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for the Year ending May 1, 1875. p. 70, New York.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. p. 70, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 1703, p. 127, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. pp. 7-8, fig. 59, New York: Plantin Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 115, n. 81, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Sparkes, Brian and Lucy Talcott. 1970. Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th and 4th Centuries B.C. Part 1: Text, The Athenian Agora: Results of Excavations Conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Vol. 12. p. 24, n. 51, Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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