Drinking cup (kylix)
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 076.
Diameter: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Interior tondo of cup fragment: A nude archer, wearing leopard-skin cap, stands to right testing an arrow. A bow hangs from his left forarm and a quiver is slung around him. Before him a similar archer squats, stringing his bow. His quiver hangs to the left of the picture. Both archers wear leopard-skin foreign caps, but they might still be Greeks.
Inscribed inside: “Athenodotos is handsome” (ATHEN[ODOTOS] KALOS)
Exterior: Youths holding halteres for jumping and practicing with javelins.
The cup was attributed to the painter Onesimos by Hartwig.
Inscribed inside: "Athenodotos is handsome" (ATHEN[ODOTOS] KALOS)
By date unknown: Bourguignon Collection at Naples; by 1910: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from Orvieto); 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)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution