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Kantharos


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Description The "kantharos," a type of drinking cup with high handles, was the attribute of Dionysus.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/12/1959Treatmentcleaned
7/26/2010Treatmentcleaned; coated
Exhibitions
  • Silver for the Gods: Eight Hundred Years of Greek and Roman Silver. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. 1977-1978.
Provenance [Found in Greece (?)]; Sambon [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926 (?), by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926

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Period
5th century BC (Classical)
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.934
Measurements
with handles: 7 7/8 x 8 9/16 x 5 1/2 in. (20 x 21.7 x 13.92 cm) (h. x w. x diam.)
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