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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with two high handles)

Date:
ca. 450–400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 1/8 x 10 15/16in. (28.3 x 27.7cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ali Aboutaam, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.197
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
The upper half of the cup is decorated by a vine- leaves and korymboi- executed in incision and added white paint.
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.

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