Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.
Makron


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 143.

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.) Diameter: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 in)

Accession Number

08.293

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Interior: Youth in chlamys, running to the left. He holds his himation in both hands.

Exterior side A: Three youths. One runs holding his himation in both hands. He looks back at another youth who is pursuing him. A second youth runs in from the left as if to cut off the retreat path.

Exterior side B: Two youths and a bearded man in a similar scene to Exterior A. A bearded man on the left pursues a youth. The youth holds a flower in one hand.
A string-bag is hanging in the field.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in 1899 in Rome.); gift of Edward Perry and Fiske Warren to MFA, May 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry and Fiske Warren