User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Drinking cup (kylix)

Start collecting

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...

Show Full Description


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


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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World