Drinking cup (kylix)

Classical Period
about 460 B.C.
The Penthesilea Painter

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 103.


Height: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



Off-set lip, deep bowl. Early fine red figure.
Interior: standing woman with scepter and oinochoe.
Exterior: (A) woman and two youths
(B) woman and two youths.

[Label text]:
On the exterior of this kylix are two women and four youths. One young man carries an empty wineskin. A nymph holding an oinochoe is painted on the interior of the cup.


By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900