Drinking cup (kylix) fragments

Greek
Classical Period
about 460–450 B.C.
Pistoxenos Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.847

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Ground Interior

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This scene may depict the Homeric heroes Diomedes and Odysseus. A man threatens another armed man by drawing his sword. Outlines are done in thinned paint; the cloak (chlamys) is pinkish brown with a purple border. Some details are done in thick relief lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900