High-handled drinking cup (kantharos)

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 480–470 B.C.
the Syriskos Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Height: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); diameter: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.928

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Condtion: Repaired with slight restoration.

Inscription

"Kalos"

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's reords: From Tanagra); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund