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Drinking cup (kylix)

Pale reddish clay, covered with dull reddish glaze, except for a band on line with handles. Below this line conventional decoration, with details in purple and white. Repaired with slight restoration.

Provenance

By 1889: Prince Torlonia Collection (excavated at Vulci, 1889: Gsell, Fouilles de Vulci, tomb no. XLIX); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [one of the] Contents incomplete of an early VIth Cent tomb at Vulci [containing MFA vases 98.901-909, 912-914, 916, 920]); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Findspot

Vulci, Etruria, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 443.

Accession Number

98.912

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels