Bronze handles from a large volute-krater (vase for mixing wine and water)

Bronze | 22.9 x 22.9cm | Ca. 500–475 B.C.

Unknown Artist

The handles have the distinctive shape associated with a type of krater made in Vulci and exported to Etruscan settlements as far away as Spina in Northern Italy. The youths wearing winged boots and holding the bridles of their horses are almost cert...
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