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

Attributed to the Nausicaä Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157

Obverse, victorious charioteer and the goddess Nike
Reverse, woman with torches between two men

Nike awarded victory in athletic contests and in war. Here a charioteer with surging horses is approached by the winged goddess who holds out the prize wreath.

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

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