Drinking cup (kylix) fragment
Late Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 077.
Length: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Exterior: lower part of body of athlete with jumping-weight in left hand; leg of another figure.
Interior: Head of youth, and outstretched left arm. Inscribed: “Athenodotos is handsome” (ATH[ENODOTOS] K[ALOS]. ‘Athenodotos’ on the right of his head and ‘Kalos’ on the left in retrograde.
Inscribed: "Athenodotos is handsome" (ATH[ENODOTOS] K[ALOS])
According to entry 77 in Caskey-Beazley, part 2: formerly in Hartwig's possession; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund