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Kantharos (Drinking Cup)

A work made of terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique.

Date:

about 300 BCE

Artist:

Attributed to the Kantharos Group
Greek; Apulia, Italy

About this artwork

On either side of this drinking cup is a head in sakkos (hat), facing to the left, and under each handle a palmette. The rim is decorated with ovolos.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Kantharos Group

Title

Kantharos (Drinking Cup)

Origin

Greece

Date

300 BCE

Medium

terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique

Dimensions

16.8 × 14.6 × 9.8 cm (6 5/8 × 5 3/4 × 3 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1889.115

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