Drinking cup (kylix) with Nereus and Nereids
Late Archaic Period
about 490–480 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 137.
Width x length: 4.5 x 12.2 cm (1 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Nereus and Nereids. Style of Douris.
(a) Beard of Nereus and left hand. Upper part of Nereid.
(b) Part of seated figure, holding dolphin.
(c) Part of drapery and extended left hand of a Nereid.
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 2006
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900