Terracotta dinos (mixing bowl)

Attributed to the Polyteleia Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152

The finest vases from the region of Corinth are generally datable to the seventh century B.C. This dinos, a bowl for the wine diluted with water that was consumed at symposia, is decorated in two zones with large-scale animals. Above, panthers and sphinxes, and below are goats and lions between sphinxes.

#1009. Terracotta dinos (mixing bowl)

Terracotta dinos (mixing bowl), Attributed to the Polyteleia Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Corinthian

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