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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Period:
Geometric-Archaic
Date:
ca. 700–675 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; buccheroid impasto
Dimensions:
H. without handles 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) diameter 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.84
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Reddish-brown two-handled cup with narrow bands of incised lines and knobs on shoulder.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. pp. 3-4, fig. 8, New York: Marchbanks Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 3.24, pp. 29, 41, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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