Bronze psykter with lid (vase for cooling wine)

Bronze | 27.8 x 27.8cm | Late 6th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

In the past the piece was severely cleaned of all archaeological corrosion products. It has recently been cosmetically toned with removable pigments.

Credit: Rogers Fund, 1960
Object: 60.11.3a, b

Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018
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