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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: A hoplite and an archer in Asiatic costume kneeling to left. Greek inscription 'Leagros is handsome.' In field at left of the hoplite, the word 'handsome' (KALOS), and at right of the archer the word 'Legaros' ([LEAGR]OS in retrograde. Exterior side A: Battle scene with four...

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Inscription

Inscribed: "[L]eagros is handsome" (inside), "Leagros" (From Left to Right) ΚΑLΟS [?LΕΑΛΡ]ΟS retr. Exterior Side B: [L]ΕΑΛRΟS

Provenance

By date unknown: Bourguignon Collection; by 1910: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: said to have come from Cumae); 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)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Archaic Period, end of 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 071.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.196

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels