Drinking cup (kylix)
about 460–440 B.C.
Manner of the Sotades Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, White Ground
Not On View
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.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund