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Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 450–425 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze with stamped decoration
Dimensions:
H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) width 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) diameter 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.11.20
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Impressed with horizontal wreath of palmettes.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1981. "One Hundred Eleventh Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1980 through June 30, 1981." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 111: p. 37.

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