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Black-glaze kyathos (grathia ware)

Black-glaze kyathos (grathia ware)

Culture Group: Italian
Culture: South-east Italian
Date: Late 4th century BCE
Medium: Glass
Dimensions:
3 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 inches (10 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm)
Classification: Decorative Art
Credit Line: The Duke Classical Collection, purchased with funds provided by Deborah and Katherine Lothman in loving memory of Eric W. Lothman
Label Text:This kantharos mimics metalwork in several aspects: most strikingly, its bronze-like surface, but also its handles and its ribbed shape, which imitates the treatment of metalwork. The rim also imitates folded sheet metal.
Object number: DCC1999.2
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