Drinking cup (kylix)

Archaic Period
about 550–530 B.C.
NY Band Cup Painter

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 109, 06.


5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



On a red band 0.032 high three bearded men draped, advancing to left towards a warrior, half of whose shield alone remains. The first of the three men has white hair and beard and a white chiton under a himation decorated with rosettes. In a box marked Cerveteri, 4 Maggio, 1876.


By 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought in Rome); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution