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Volute Krater
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Volute Krater

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Description Side A of this volute krater depicts Zeus driving a biga (two-horse chariot), a funeral stele and a woman. Side B depicts Zeus, two women, two youths, a maenad and a satyr. On both sides of the neck are a woman and two satyrs.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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4th century BCE (Late Classical-early Hellenistic)
terracotta, wheel made; red figure
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H: 20 9/16 x Diam at mouth: 8 11/16 in. (52.2 x 22 cm); Circumference: 40 1/2 in. (103 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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