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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: Gorgoneion in red figure technique. Exterior on each side: a satyr's head in red figure technique between two black figure eyes. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

By 1889: Prince Torlonia Collection (excavated at Vulci, 1889: Gsell, Fouilles de Vulci, tomb no. LXXIX); by 1898: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Vulci (Gsell's excavation), from the same tomb as the Panathenaic amphora sent some time ago to Boston M.F.A. [99.520]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530–520 B.C.

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Vulci

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 102.

Dimensions

Height: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8057

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels