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Terracotta krater (mixing bowl)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 9/16 in. (24.2 cm) diameter of mouth 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1916
Accession Number:
16.75.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The shape is probably derived from a mainland Greek column-krater of the mid-sixth century B.C.
Excavated at Sardis

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