Drinking cup (kylix)
Late Archaic Period
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 120.
Length: 15.2 cm (6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
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.
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)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution