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Bronze situla (bucket) with swinging handles

Period:
Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze, silver
Dimensions:
H. with handles 12 5/8 in. (32 cm) diameter of mouth 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.88
  • Provenance

    Said to be from Prusias, Bithynia (Bursa, Turkey)

  • References

    von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 142, p. 37, pl. 44.

    von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. S28, p. 9.

    von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 42(1): no. 74, pp. 10, 46-47.

    Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 203, pp. 173, 441.

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