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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: A satyr and a maenad who holds a thyrsus and a double flute. Exterior side A: Two maenads and three satyrs, Exterior side B: Two maenads and three satyrs. All the maenads wear wreaths of flowers.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to E. Robinson catalogue: purchased in Rome); Anonymous gift to MFA, November 1891

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Classical Period, about 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 046.


13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World