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

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
early 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); diameter 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.11.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse and reverse, quadriga (four-horse chariot)

The scenes are excerpts from the myth of the Judgment of Paris. Unusually, they show two of the goddesses arriving for the event. One of the ladies is clearly identifiable as Athena.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1962. "Painted Greek Vases." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 21(1): p. 10, fig. 11.

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