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Ancient Art

Volute crater

Late 4th to 3rd century B.C.

Terracotta.

45.8 cm (18 1/16 in.)
other (Height with Handles): 85.7 cm(33 3/4 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.313
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt; from Chamber Tombs, Canosa (?).

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.