Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with two high handles)

2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
Greek, Boeotian
Terracotta; black-figure
Overall: 7 1/8 x 9 5/8in. (18.1 x 24.5cm) diameter 6 5/16in. (16.1cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
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.

Related Objects

Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Date: ca. 480 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 20.246 On view in:Gallery 157

Terracotta cosmetic vase

Date: 4th quarter of the 6th century B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 1977.11.3 On view in:Gallery 152

Terracotta askos in the form of a boar

Date: 4th century B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 41.162.46 On view in:Gallery 161

Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Date: ca. 540–530 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 2010.147 On view in:Gallery 155

Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase) in the form of a woman holding a dove

Date: mid-6th century B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 30.11.6 On view in:Gallery 152