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Terracotta covered bowl

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 450–400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. with cover 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); H. without cover 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.445
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This vase is related to the covered bowl with one handle (23.43a, b) displayed nearby. They represent basically the same shape adapted to different functions by the presence or absence of a handle.
Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. pp. 23-24, fig. 151, New York: Plantin Press.

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