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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: Within a meander border, a maenad, wreathed with ivy, wearing Ionic chiton and leopard skin, moves to right, her head turned back, she holds thyrson in right hand, snake in left. Meaningless lettering in field. Exterior: on each side a maenad between two Seileni. Severe style. Handles...

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By 1913: with E.P. Warren (according to Warren's records: fr. Cervetri.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, Late Archaic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 033.


Diameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World