Kalathos

Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); diameter: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.892

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Kalathos. Cylinder open at top and bottom. Ground painted white and covered with geometric decoration in red, yellow, and black. Bristles around upper edge; five decorated discs attached to the front.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Thebes, probably); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund