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Terracotta krater

Period:
Late Helladic IIIB
Date:
ca. 13th century B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 12 in. (30.5 cm.) Max. Diam. 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated on each side with an octopus, two vertical handles.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 1, p. 5, pl. 1, Paris.

Hôtel Drouot. 1904. Antiquités Grecques et Romaines, Collection de M.E. Vente Drouot 2-4 Juin 1904. no. 61, pl. 2.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): p. 77, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela Marie Augusta. 1906. "The Canessa Collection." Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, IX(39). pp. 204-5, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 14 n.17, 163, pl. 3g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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