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Terracotta volute-krater (mixing bowl)

Attributed to the Baltimore Painter

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 330–310 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. with handles 30 5/16 in. (77 cm); H. to rim 26 3/4 in. (68 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. James J. Rorimer Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.11.7
  • Description

    On the body, obverse, Judgment of Paris; above, assembly of gods; below, Pan, Athena between Trojans
    Reverse, woman in naiskos (shrine), between youths and women
    On the neck, obverse, woman's head
    On the handles, obverse and reverse, women's heads

  • Provenance

    Found in Ruvo in 1867

  • References

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen, Eros, no. 911b.

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