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Drinking cup (kylix)

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The interior of the cup has a tondo composition: A youth in in a short tunic (chitoniskos) and cloak (himation) stands holding a spear in his right hand and a round shield with a centaur as a shield device on his left arm. He holds a striped apron which hangs behind the shield. To the left is a...

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By date unknown: Bourguignon Collection, Naples; by 1910: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Naples; from the Bourguignon collection; from Orvieto); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 031.


Height: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.) Diameter: 31 cm (12 3/16 in)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World