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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Period:
Geometric
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of the Greek Government, 1930
Accession Number:
30.118.61
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From the Hymettos deposit (see 30.118.1)
From an excavation on Mt. Hymettos

Alexander, Christine. 1931. "Notes: Gifts of Classical Anqituities." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 26(1): p. 23.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 26, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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