Kantharos (Drinking Cup)

A work made of terracotta, unglazed ware, once partially gilded.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of terracotta, unglazed ware, once partially gilded.

Date:

310/280 BC

Artist:

Greek; Apulia, Italy
probably made in Canosa, said to have been found in Tarento, Italy

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Kantharos (Drinking Cup)

Origin

Apulia

Date

310 BC–280 BC

Medium

terracotta, unglazed ware, once partially gilded

Inscriptions

Inscription (?): (Aphrodites; "for Aphrodite") Gilt inscription to Aphrodite.

Dimensions

20.6 × 19.6 × 13 cm (8 1/8 × 7 3/4 × 5 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip D. Armour and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1889.26

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