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Ancient Greek pottery dinos, a large, deep bowl with a small, rounded lip and a rounded bottom.

Ancient Greek pottery dinos, a large, deep bowl with a small, rounded lip and a rounded bottom.

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Attic black-figure dinos, ca. 540 BC, decorated with animals. Dinosa (the plural of dinos) are large, deep bowls with a small, rounded lip and a rounded bottom, often requiring a stand. They were often used as mixing bowls and were sometimes given as prizes in competitions.
H. 8 ¾ in. (22.5 cm), Diam. 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm)
Louvre, Paris
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