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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with two high handles)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/8 x 9 5/8in. (18.1 x 24.5cm) diameter 6 5/16in. (16.1cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.11.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
On the lip is a bull between lions.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1972. Greek Vase Painting: An Introduction. no. 14, pp. 27, 69, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1975. "Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, : p. 124.

Kilinski, Karl. 1990. Boeotian Black Figure Vase Painting of the Archaic Period. p. 37 n. 15, Mainz am Rhein: Von Zabern.

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