Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)

Attributed to the Painter of Bari 5981

Period: Late Classical

Date: ca. 325–300 B.C.

Culture: Greek, South Italian, Apulian

Medium: Terracotta; red-figure

Dimensions: H. with handles 11 in. (27.9 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906

Accession Number: 06.1021.233

Description

Obverse, frontal head emerging from blossom surrounded by tendrils and other flowers. Reverse, a woman carrying kalathos flanked by heavy tendrils.

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