Drinking cup (kylix) with men and boys conversing
Late Archaic Period
about 490–480 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 142.
Height: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Interior: Youth and boy in long mantles and wreaths, conversing.
Exterior A and B: Twelve figures in groups of two each, each consisting of a man and boy conversing.
The surface has been painted over.
By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Nola); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889 BUT Caskey Beazley III, p. 40 gives Vulci as provenance as does Robinson catalogue no. 389.
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution