Drinking cup (kylix) with Eros and boy

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 490–480 B.C.
Style resembles Douris


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Length: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.94

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragmentary wine cup (kylix) interior scene of winged Eros raping a boy wearing a cloak and holding a lyre in his left hand. Plain exterior. Palmettes in the field.
Greek Inscription in field XAIPESTRATOS KALOS

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Cerveteri.); gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren