Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Archaic Period
about 570 B.C.
the Naucratis Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Laconia, Sparta

Dimensions

11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.1459

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Interior: Running windgod (Boreas), bearded, wearing knee-length tunic, with wings on shoulders and ankles; rosette in ring (probably filling ornament) below, all in reserved tondo.
Exterior: various fillets, dentils, tongues, and pomegranates, etc.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund