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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Group of Vatican G.116
Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.443
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The piece is characteristic of "Malacena" fabric.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1891. Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 21: pp. 502-3.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1892. Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 22: pp. 534, 552.

Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase Painting. p. 307, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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