Column Krater

Column Krater

470-460 BC

attributed to Pig Painter

(Greek)

Red-figure terracotta

Overall: 39.3 cm (15 1/2 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Leonard C. Hanna 1924.197

Description

This vessel was for mixing wine with water. The huge lettering IMONO on the back is a "graffito" which may be an owner's name or may have had something to do with the merchandising of the pot. Side A: Komos scene (reveling) A man vomiting and a boy with a lyre and situla Side B: A dancing youth

See also
Collection: 
GR - Greek
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic

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