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Bronze beaker

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th–4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 15.0 cm. diameter 15.5 cm.
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Foundation Inc. Gift, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.11.68
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Beaker that widens from the foot upwards. Undecorated band at the lip. The body is enveloped by overlapping lotus petals that rise from the plain band at the base.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1993. "One Hundred Twenty-third Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1992 through June 30, 1993." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 123: p. 29.

Shefton, Brian. 1993. "The White Lotus, Rogozen and Colchis: The Fate of a Motif." Cultural Transformations and Interactions in Eastern Europe, John C. Chapman and Pavel Markovich Dolukhanov, eds. pp. 178-209, Brookfield: Avebury.

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