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

Attributed to the Karkinos Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154

Obverse, mounted Amazons
Reverse, symposium

Five men reclining on cushions are shown conversing at a symposium (drinking party). Two guests usually shared one couch, but in this abbreviated view the legs of the couches are missing so everyone appears to be on a single long cushion.

Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), Attributed to the Karkinos Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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