Two-handled cup with male couples

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 520 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 19 x 13.5 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.292

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Sides (A) and (B): A man titillating a boy, who responds, flanked by grape vines with large clusters of grapes. On one side, over the figures, KALOS (handsome); on the other KA…

Condition: Several parts missing, including the head of the man in one group.

Inscription

"Kalos" (Handsome)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry and Fiske Warren to MFA, May 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry and Fiske Warren