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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: A bearded warrior running to left looking back. He carries a round shield on which is a ship'spoon in black. Inscribed (add Greek) Exterior: Palmettes at either side of the handles, and between them on each side a pair of eyes. Between the eyes A: a nude youth in a...

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Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 520–510 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World