Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian
Medium:
Terracotta; applied color
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.177
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The knotted handles and the ribbing are characteristic of the latest phase of Gnathian pottery.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 20, Gallatin pl. 32.3, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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