Drinking cup (kylix) depicting two satyrs

Greek
Archaic Period
about 520 B.C.
the Amasis Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 100, 5; 101.

Dimensions

Height: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); diameter 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

10.651

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Interior black, red disk in center.
Exterior A: Two reclining satyrs masturbating.
B: Siren facing right. Her body is formed by a great eye. Wreath on hair.
Dog defecating under each handle.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Italy 1899); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren