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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with two high handles)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.28
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
A procession of horsemen encircles the lip.
Richter, Gisela M. A., Marjorie J. Milne, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1922. Shapes of Greek Vases. New York.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 41, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kilinski, Karl. 1990. Boeotian Black Figure Vase Painting of the Archaic Period. pp. 21, 44, pl. 20, 1–2, Mainz am Rhein: Von Zabern.

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