Fragment of band cup (kylix)

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period
about 575–550 B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Pithos No. 2

Dimensions

6.6 x 10.4 cm (2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.86

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Early form, decorated with red stripes, glossy black slip; probably influenced by the design of Athenian band cups. In two pieces with one handle; large portion of body gone. List 10.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); pithos No. 2. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America