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Volute Krater (Shape, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/volute_krater


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Volute Krater (en), cratère à volutes (fr), Volutenkrater (de), cratere a volute (it), ελικωτός κρατήρας (el)Additional labels


A krater with volutes that curl over the rim, it is the most elaborate vase of its type. The ancient name is Laconian in origin.
Ein Krater mit Voluten, die über dem Rand angebracht sind. Der antike Name ist Krater Lakonikos und er stellt den am kunstvollsten gestalteten Krater dar.
Ένας κρατήρας με ελικωτές λαβές, που απολήγουν στο χείλος του αγγείου. Η αρχαία ονομασία του αγγείου, "κρατὴρ λακωνικός", καταδεικνύει την καταγωγή του.

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