Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Late Archaic Period
520–505 B.C.
Painter Skythes


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 120.

Dimensions

Length: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

10.201

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of kylix center.

A bearded and wreathed satyr pursuing a maenad, clad in a panther-skin. She raises her right hand to ward him off and holds a snake in her left hand.

Inscribed, “Epilykos”

Inscription

Inscribed, "Epilykos"

Provenance

Said to have been in the possession of the Roman dealer Martinetti, in or before 1896; by 1896: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought from Rome, March 1896); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution