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Fragment of a terracotta column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)

Attributed to the Cavalcade Painter
Period:
Middle Corinthian
Date:
ca. 590–570 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm) length 15 3/16 in. (38.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.229.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
This large vase was decorated with a band of fighting warriors, a cavalcade of riders, and a band of goats and panthers.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1913. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1912, Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 8 (7): pp. 155-6, fig. 4.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 38, 185, pl. 25e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 3. p. 739, fig. 900, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

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