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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Side A: head and shoulders of a woman to r., fillet in hair, chiton in red (Imitation inscription) Side B: As previous. Broken and mended. Foot broken off and rejoined with bronze pin. Lip-cup


By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 13, 1964

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900, by exchange and Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 091, 1-3.


Height: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World