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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with vertical handles)

Compared to the Painter of Athens 10464
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 450–425 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.11.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Obverse, seated youth
Reverse, youth with staff

The shape of the kantharos is unusual, with handles that do not rise above the lip.
Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 981, no. 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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