Drinking cup (kylix)
Late Archaic Period
about 520–510 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Interior: A bearded warrior running to left looking back. He carries a round shield on which is a ship’spoon in black. Inscribed (add Greek)
Exterior: Palmettes at either side of the handles, and between them on each side a pair of eyes. Between the eyes A: a nude youth in a Corinthian helmet, shooting an arrow to the right; B. an armed warrior with Argolic shield (device three black balls) jumping or dancing, profile to left.
Severe style. Repaired.
Photograph of missing fragment (in Florence) sent in Beazley, Nov. 26, 1938
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection