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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior tondo of cup fragment: A nude archer, wearing leopard-skin cap, stands to right testing an arrow. A bow hangs from his left forarm and a quiver is slung around him. Before him a similar archer squats, stringing his bow. His quiver hangs to the left of the picture. Both archers wear...

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Inscription

Inscribed inside: "Athenodotos is handsome" (ATHEN[ODOTOS] KALOS)

Provenance

By date unknown: Bourguignon Collection at Naples; by 1910: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: 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 period, about 500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 076.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.207

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels