Handle of drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 490–480 B.C.
Painter the Brygos Painter, Potter Brygos


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 025.

Dimensions

Height: 7.51 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.57

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of handle. Discolored by fire.
Inscribed in Greek: “Brygos made it” (BRYGOS EPOIESEN).

Inscription

ΒRΥΓΟS:ΕΠΟΙΕSΕΝ

Signed

"Brygos made it" (BRYGOS:EPOIESEN)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (said to have been found at the Acropolis in Athens); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

add van Branteghem sale ref.

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund