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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: Nude man in wine vat treading grapes. He clings to a strap above his head to steady himself as he smashes grapes in a great bowl (pithos). The juice ran out through a strainer into a storage jar below. Along the top of vat the signature: "Pamphaios made [it]" (PANPHAIOS...

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Inscription

"Pamphaios made [it]" (PANPHAIOS EPO[IESE]N)

Signed

By the Potter: "Pamphaios made [it]" (PANPHAIOS EPO[IESE]N)

Provenance

By 1924: with Edward Perry Warren (according to a January 26, 1925, letter from Frank Gearing with the following provenance provided by Warren: from Vulci); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 4, 1924, for $ 2,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 24.449 -24.453)

Credit Line

Cornelia Prime Lowell Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 510–500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); diameter: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.453

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels