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Terracotta sessile kantharos (deep cylindrical drinking cup with two handles)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm); diameter of mouth 4 9/16 in. (11.7 cm); diameter of base 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Nicholas S. Zoullas and Ulyses A. Pournaras Gifts, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.11.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With impressed patterns.
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