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Fragment of a terracotta column-krater (bowl for mxing wine and water)

Attributed to the Niobid Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 460–450 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 3/4in. (8.3 x 6.9cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Gisela M. A. Richter, 1941
Accession Number:
41.86
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Upper body of a youth

The figure may be a charioteer.
Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 608, no. 98, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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