Lucanian Calyx-Krater

Lucanian Calyx-Krater

c. 400 BC

attributed to Policoro Painter

(Italian)

Red-figure earthenware with added white, red, yellow, and brown wash

Diameter of mouth: 49.9 cm (19 5/8 in.); Overall: 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.); Diameter of foot: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1991.1

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