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Terracotta stemmed kyathos (single-handled cup)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–525 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; bucchero pesante
Dimensions:
H. with handle 8 9/16 in. (21.8 cm); H. without handle 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.151
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
The flaring, fluted rim and the molded handle, here decorated with a female head and an elaborate palmette-volute, are typical features of bucchero produced in and around Chiusi throughout much of the sixth century B.C.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 55, fig. 31, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 64-65, fig. 41, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 64-65, fig. 41, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 11, fig. 35, New York: Marchbanks Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.63b, pp. 88, 90, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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