Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 510–500 B.C.
Epiktetos


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 006.

Dimensions

Height: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); diameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.212

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

All that remains of this kylix is the circular “tondo” of the interior, where a kneeling satyr drinks wine from a drinking horn (rhyton). The wreath and the tail are done in purple-red paint.

Provenance

By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren; 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