Terracotta kylix (drinking cup) with whorl shells
- Late Helladic IIIB
- ca. 1300–1190 B.C.
- Terracotta; Fine painted ware
- H. 7 5/16 in. (18.5 cm.)
Diameter 6 9/16 in. (16.6 cm.)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of the Greek Government, 1927
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The use of vertical whorl-shells is characteristic of decoration of the Late Helladic IIIB period.