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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: Young athlete running profile to right, face turned to left. Carries two javelins in his left hand, and in his right a jumping weight. Surrounding the figure a meaningless inscription. Exterior side A: Dionysus mounted on a donkey, attended by three satyrs and two nymphs. One satyr...

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Meaningless inscriptions (on interior and exterior)


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (said to come from Italy); 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, Late Archaic Period, about 510–500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 12.7 cm (5 in.); diameter 33.2 cm (13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World