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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Buff clay and red slip, light chestnut paint. Decorated with boukephalon between deer's heads. Cracked and repaired. Late Helladic IIIA:2? Furumark type 257.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris from a Greek dealer, who said it was from Amorgos); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III A:2 Period, about 1375–1350 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 074.

Dimensions

Height: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8042

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels