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Fragment of a terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
greatest length 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); estimated diameter of lip 6 5/16 in. (16 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Nicolas Koutoulakis, 1960
Accession Number:
60.92.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Return of Hephaistos.
Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1988. Eros-Herakles, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 4. Hephaistos, no. 137, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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