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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Exterior side A: Eight nude beardless youths appear to be engaged in battle. From the left is a helmeted boy wearing a tunic pulled down to his waist. He is placing a trumpet to his lips. Another figure, who is nude except for his greaves and raised helmet, holds a spear and a shield. He is...

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Inscription

"Panphaios made (it)" (PANPHAIOS EPOIESEN) Exterior: Side A: ΠΑΝΦΑΙΟΝ Side B: ΕΠΟΙΕSΕΝ Interior: [ΠΑΝΦΑΙΟ]S ΕΠΟΙΕSΕΝ

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: said to have been discovered at Cervetri); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 510–500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.4 cm (12 3/8 in.); height: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.32

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels