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Bronze kyathos (single-handled jug)

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 450–400 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.227.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
This is a very fine example of a Sant'Anatolia-type kyathos, a popular shape made in both bronze and terracotta. Several others of the type were found in the tomb-group from Civita Castellana displayed in a nearby case.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1914. "Department of Classical Art Accessions 1913: Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9 (4): p. 95, fig. 7.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 574, pp. 208-9, New York: Gilliss Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.46, pp. 80, 313, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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