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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Group of the Phineus Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540–520 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Chalcidian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) diameter 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.65
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse and reverse, large eyes and animal ears.
Said to be from Civita Castellana

Richter, Gisela M. A., Marjorie J. Milne, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1922. Shapes of Greek Vases. New York.

Mertens, Joan R. 2010. How to Read Greek Vases. no. 17, pp. 13, 24-25, 90, 94-95, 144, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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