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

Attributed to the Praxias Group
Period:
Late Archaic or Early Classical
Date:
ca. 480–450 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; superposed red
Dimensions:
H.: 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.29
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Obverse, komos (revel). Reverse, 2 youths

The subject, composition, and shape of this bowl are all influenced by Greek prototypes of the sort imported by the Etruscans throughout the late sixth and the fifth centuries B.C.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 5.6, p. 148, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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