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Terracotta calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
Other: 31 1/8 x 28 1/4 in. (79.1 x 71.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.257
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
A garland of vine leaves circles the bowl.
Said to have been found at Cumae

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 203, p. 51, pl. XI, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 149, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 186, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kopcke, Gunter H. 1964. "Schwarzfirniskeramik." Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Römische Abteilung, 79: no. 41, pp. 32, 68.

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