Drinking cup (kylix)
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
CVA Boston 2, pl. 093, 4; 094, 1-2.
13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Identical Greek inscriptions on the exterior of sides A and B, between the handles: “Tleson, son of Nearchos, made [it]”.
Black-figure palmettes to the left and right of the inscriptions.
Handles partly restored.
Sides A and B: ΤLΕSΟΝΗΟΝΕΑΡXOEΠΟΙΕSΕΝ
"Tleson the son of Nearchos made it"
By 1892: Martin Brimmer Collection (purchased in Berlin in 1892); gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, September 1892
Gift of Martin Brimmer