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Kantharos

Body with straight sides spreading upwards from a slightly hollowed bottom. A pair of incised lines around the rim, short diagonal lines around body. High foot spreading at bottom. Two high strap handles.

Provenance

By 1898: Dr. W. S. Bigelow Collection; gift of Dr. W. S. Bigelow to MFA, June 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Italic, Etruscan, Late Orientalizing Period, 7th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 638.

Accession Number

98.198

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels