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Terracotta dinos (deep round-bottomed bowl)

Attributed to the Group of Vienna 4013
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 375–350 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.130.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Banquet scene

The scene depicts the male guests reclining on couches and attended by two youths and two women. The iconography follows Attic antecedents quite closely. The vases used for drinking, however, probably reflect contemporary local practice.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1926. Ancient Furniture: A History of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Furniture. p. 87, fig. 211, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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