Bell-Krater by Altamura Painter

A red figured bell-krater or mixing bowl for wine and water.

Details

Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
47 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
1961
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Bowl with thick rim and two rectangular handles. On one side, two soldiers in full armour, on other two youthful revellers dancing to flute-girl.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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