Terracotta bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)

Attributed to the Chevron Group, Archidamos Sub-Group
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–325 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
8 7/8in. (22.5cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, a woman holding a phiale and a branch seated on a rock; reverse, a head of a woman.
Said to be from Southern Italy

Trendall, Arthur Dale and Alexander Cambitoglou. 1982. The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia. Late Apulia., Vol. 2. no. 48, p. 654, pl. 241, 5-6, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Trendall, Arthur Dale. 2016. Myth, Drama and Style in South Italian Vase-Painting: Selected Papers by A.D. Trendall, Ian Mcphee, ed. p. 148, Uppsala: Paul Aströms Förlag.