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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Early fine style. Interior: a youth standing to right, talking to a woman seated in front of him. In each hand she holds a round object. Exterior: Satyrs and Maenads playing. They carry thyrsi, wine-skins, and one satyr has a rhyton. Repaired and partially painted over.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, Classical Period, about mid-5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 102.


Height: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); diameter: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World