Greek Volute Krater


Mark Cartwright
published on 09 May 2012
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This vessel was used to mix wine and water and dates from the second half of the fourth century BCE. Provenance: Apula. Depicted are two female figures with gifts approaching a deceased person seated on a funeral monument.
(Archaeological Museum, Milan)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, May 09). Greek Volute Krater. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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