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Terracotta volute-krater (container for mixing wine and water)

Attributed to the Bolsena Group
Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–290 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; Volsinian Silvered Ware
Dimensions:
H. with handles 15 7/16 in. (39.2 cm); diameter of body 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.169
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Fluted body. On shoulder and neck, figures and grape garland in relief.
Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase Painting. no. 1, p. 285, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Michetti, Laura M. 2003. Le Ceramiche argentate e a rilievo in Etruria nella prima età ellenistica. no. 35, p. 150, Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.67b, pp. 208, 222–24, 226, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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