Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Classical Period
about 460–440 B.C.
Manner of the Sotades Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.357

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Ground

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The interior of the cup is decorated with a tondo composition in the red figure technique. The scene featurs a young lady wearing a Doric dress (peplos), gesturing towards a large water vessel (hydria) which sits on the ground.

Condition: Handles are restored.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: found in a tomb near Cape Zoster with 00.356); February 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund