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Terracotta calyx-krater (vase for mixing wine and water)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
early 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm); diameter of mouth 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John van Benschoten Griggs, 1946
Accession Number:
46.129.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, Nike driving a quadriga (four-horse chariot).
Reverse, three satyrs and a maenad.
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