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Kalathos

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Kalathos. Cylinder open at top and bottom. Ground painted white and covered with geometric decoration in red, yellow, and black. Bristles around upper edge; five decorated discs attached to the front.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Thebes, probably); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); diameter: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.892

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels