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Drinking cup (kylix)

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On a red band 0.032 high three bearded men draped, advancing to left towards a warrior, half of whose shield alone remains. The first of the three men has white hair and beard and a white chiton under a himation decorated with rosettes. In a box marked Cerveteri, 4 Maggio, 1876.


By 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought in Rome); 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, Archaic Period, about 550–530 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 109, 06.


5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World