The Bothmer Purchase Fund and Louis V. Bell Fund, 1997
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
The finest vases from the region of Corinth are generally datable to the seventh century B.C. This dinos, a bowl for the wine diluted with water that was consumed at symposia, is decorated in two zones with large-scale animals. Above, panthers and sphinxes, and below are goats and lions between sphinxes.
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Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 60, pp. 64, 418, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.