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Terracotta covered bowl with one handle

ca. 450–400 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; black-glaze
total H. x diameter 2 1/8 x 5 in. (5.4 x 12.7 cm); H. without cover 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Gisela M. A. Richter, 1923
Accession Number:
23.43a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Although it is covered, as in a pyxis, and has one handle, as in a skyphos, this vase is a practical but rare combination of the two shapes.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Classical Department: Miscellaneous Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(5): p. 127.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. pp. 23-24, fig. 150, New York: Plantin Press.

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