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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Four joining fragments from lip, handle zone, and lower bowl. In outside handle zone upright circumscribed palmettes linked by chain running below. Lotuses in the interstices of the arching loops.


By date unknown: Herbert A. Cahn Collection (according to a letter from the donor these fragments were found in same tomb in Sicily as 65.463-464, 65.470, 65.2677-.2678); gift of Herbert A. Cahn to MFA, April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert A. Cahn

Greek, Archaic Period, about 550–525 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 109, 09.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World