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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 325–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles R. Dumont, 1909
Accession Number:
09.192.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The original polychrome decoration is lost.
Said to have been found in Rome

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