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Black-glazed Kantharos

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Probably Attic. Heavy double rim, deep body, small foot; upswung handles bent in towards rim. Reserved line around stem; on floor, four linked palmettes stamped inside band of rouletting. Note on card: handle broken


By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 122.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Greek, 4th century B.C.


Legacy dimension: H. with handles 0.143 m.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze


The Ancient World