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Drinking cup (kylix)

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In this cup fragment we see a warrior rushing to the right. He holds a shield with his left arm. The depiction of the inside of the shield is relatively unusual. He wears corslet and helmet and carries a spear in his other hand.


By 1902: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Rome: 1902); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry 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 510 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Lenght: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World