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Drinking cup (kylix)

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The interior of the cup is decorated with a tondo composition in the red figure technique. The scene featurs a young lady wearing a Doric dress (peplos), gesturing towards a large water vessel (hydria) which sits on the ground. Condition: Handles are restored.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: found in a tomb near Cape Zoster with 00.356); February 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 460–440 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Ground


The Ancient World