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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 475–450 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm); diameter 5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm); width with handles 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.180
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Black-glazed vases focus one's attention on the precision of the shape and the rich consistency of the black gloss.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 19, Gallatin pl. 31.4, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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