Fragment of a terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
greatest length 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); estimated diameter of lip 6 5/16 in. (16 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Nicolas Koutoulakis, 1960
Accession Number:
60.92.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Return of Hephaistos.
Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1988. Vol. 4: Eros-Herakles. "Hephaistos," pp. 639–40, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Kilinski, Karl. 1990. Boeotian Black Figure Vase Painting of the Archaic Period. p. 46, pl. 31, 2, Mainz am Rhein: Von Zabern.