Drinking cup (kylix) with satyrs pursuing maenads

Greek
Archaic Period
530–520 B.C.
The Centaur Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 097, 6; 098, 1-2.

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); diameter: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

89.268

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A and B. Satyrs pursuing maenads: four figures on each side.
Painted over.

Provenance

By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Cervetri); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution