Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Classical Period
mid-5th century B.C.
Manner of the Sotades Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8089

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Exterior side A: Warrior rushing with a spear at a fallen warrior, fallen to right on left knee.
Exterior side B: Same subject. The fallen warrior has fallen to left on both knees. Small parts of the drawing restored.
[Label text]:
On both sides of this drinking cup, a warrior attacks a fallen enemy.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund