Terracotta volute-krater (vase for mixing wine and water)

Attributed to the Capodimonte Painter

Period: Hellenistic

Date: ca. 320–310 B.C.

Culture: Greek, South Italian, Apulian

Medium: Terracotta; red-figure

Dimensions: H. without handles: 36 1/16 in. (91.59 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1956

Accession Number: 56.171.63

Description

On the body, obverse, assembly of gods above Amazonomachy
Reverse, youth in naiskos (shrine) between youths and women
On the neck, obverse, woman with torches leading Nike in chariot
On the handles, heads of Io and young Pans

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